“Letter Sealing” End-to-End
Encryption Indicator Icon Introduced to LINE Messaging App
Singapore – August 11, 2016 – LINE users in Singapore will now be able to enjoy
enhanced privacy and security for a safer and more secure user experience.
A new “lock” indicator icon has been introduced in the
latest version of the free call and messaging app LINE (iPhone/Android:
version 6.5; Windows/Mac: version 4.8) that allows users to quickly determine
if a chat room is protected with end-to-end encryption.
The new icon, which has been introduced gradually in
regions across the world ensures that messages cannot be read by anyone else
apart from the sender and recipient as they pass through LINE’s servers for
both group chat and 1-on-1 message functions.
Even in the unprecedented event of a LINE server leak,
users can be safeguarded against other parties decrypting their
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