Musk made the statement a few days after signing the agreement to purchase the popular social media platform. He also supported Musk''s efforts in terms of end-to-end encryption (E2EE), which includes improving Twitter with "...new features, making algorithms open-source to increase trust, defeating the spam bots, and authenticating all individuals.
Like Signal, Twitter DMs should have a secure end to end, so no one can spy on or hack your messages.
In its current state, any direct message sent between Twitter users is seen by the sender, the recipient, and any Twitter administrators with the required level of system access. What does this mean to the average user? These direct messages, which are generally intended to be private between parties, are not private at any time. These messages can be easily accessed by the third party, from requests to other authorities, or malicious actors who wish to exploit or harm.
E2EE helps to decrypt private messages by transforming them to ciphertext, resulting in in ignoring anyone who accesses or intercepts the message. The ciphertext is limited to the extent that the sender and receiver have the correct cryptographic keys to correct the original message. This encryption is intended to maintain the data''s confidentiality, integrity, and availability, known as the CIA triad.
E2EE and its safeguards, according to activists of online privacy. Other users, ranging from world governments to charitable and special interest organizations, believe E2EE goes too far and helps to conceal and protect individuals involved in it. Today, the boundaries around online privacy are and will likely continue to be clear.
What Is E2EE courtesy of Heimdal Security?