Researchers Uncover Wiretapping of XMPP-Based Instant Messaging Service

Oct 28, 2023NewsroomPrivacy / Data Security New findings have shed light on what’s said to be a lawful attempt to covertly intercept traffic originating from jabber[.]ru (aka xmpp[.]ru), an XMPP-based instant messaging service, via servers hosted on Hetzner and Linode (a subsidiary of Akamai) in Germany. “The attacker has issued several new TLS certificates using…

MarketForce exits three markets, set to launch a social commerce spinout

Kenyan B2B e-commerce company MarketForce has shut down operations in three of its five markets in Africa and is in the early stages of launching a social commerce spinout. TechCrunch has learned that MarketForce’s super-app dubbed RejaReja, which enable informal retailers (mom-and-pop stores) to order fast moving consumer goods (FMCGs) order directly from distributors and…

Researchers Uncover Wiretapping of XMPP-Based Instant Messaging Service

Oct 28, 2023NewsroomPrivacy / Data Security New findings have shed light on what’s said to be a lawful attempt to covertly intercept traffic originating from jabber[.]ru (aka xmpp[.]ru), an XMPP-based instant messaging service, via servers hosted on Hetzner and Linode (a subsidiary of Akamai) in Germany. “The attacker has issued several new TLS certificates using…