Hangouts can be heard by the government



Google has said that the information that is transmitted via the Hangouts messenger, you can decipher.

Hangouts can be heard by the government

It turns out that the safety and security of user data in one of the most popular services to send messages, which also has the functions of audio and video calls, leaves much to be desired.

Google Legal Director of Information Security Richard Salgado said that the message data is encrypted in two stages: when retained by the sender to Google’s servers, and when sent from there to the recipient. This means that these data can be obtained from Google server itself, if necessary.

This allows you to install surveillance, read mail and listen to calls Hangouts users at the request of law enforcement.

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