Corpus ID: 31563112

Poster : Mental Models – User understanding of messaging and encryption

  title={Poster : Mental Models – User understanding of messaging and encryption},
  author={Alena Naiakshina and A. Danilova and Sergej Dechand and K. Krol and M. Sasse and M. Smith},
  • Alena Naiakshina, A. Danilova, +3 authors M. Smith
  • Published 2016
  • The surveillance revelations of 2013 have led to an increased interest in secure messaging. While widely adopted apps such as WhatsApp claim to have added certain security features, only limited detailed information is publicly available. On the other hand, open-source messaging apps such as Signal are more transparent and provide extended security and privacy features. However, relatively small user bases of open-source messaging apps might indicate that these solutions are less attractive to… CONTINUE READING
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