Signal rolls out usernames that let you hide your phone number

February 20, 2024 at 02:15PM Signal has launched a beta rollout offering custom usernames to enhance privacy and communication. Users can create usernames to connect with others, without revealing their phone numbers. The feature allows for greater control over privacy settings and facilitates quick chat initiation through unique links or QR codes. This update aims … Read more

Signal tests usernames that keep your phone number private

November 8, 2023 at 05:29PM Signal is testing public usernames that allow users to hide their phone numbers when communicating with others. Users can access this feature by installing a new build and registering for a separate account. Signal encourages users to test functionalities such as creating usernames, adjusting privacy settings, and inviting others to … Read more

Signal Debunks Zero-Day Vulnerability Reports, Finds No Evidence

October 16, 2023 at 06:30AM Messaging app Signal denies the existence of a zero-day flaw in its software, stating that it found no evidence to support the claim. The company has checked with the U.S. government and is urging users with legitimate information to report it. As a precaution, users have been advised to disable … Read more