Signal Partners with Microsoft to Bring End-to-End Encryption to Skype

Microsoft is finally bringing end-to-end encryption to Skype under a partnership with secure-messaging app Signal. While the feature does not cover video and audio calls yet, chat, files, and audio messages will be securely transmitted through the service in the latest Insider build.



At Signal, our goal is to make private communication simple and ubiquitous. With hundreds of millions of active users, Skype is one of the most popular applications in the world, and we’re excited that Private Conversations in Skype will allow more users to take advantage of Signal Protocol’s strong encryption properties for secure communication.

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