January 11, 2018 / 6:06 PM / 5 days ago

Signal partners with Microsoft to encrypt Skype messages

(Reuters) - Encrypted messaging app Signal said it had partnered with Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) to encrypt messages on the technology giant’s online communications service, Skype.

FILE PHOTO - A web camera is seen in front of a Skype logo in this photo illustration May 26, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo

    Microsoft is the latest to join a growing list of companies including Alphabet Inc's (GOOGL.O) Google and Facebook Inc (FB.O) to encrypt their messaging platforms. (bit.ly/2AQdF35)

    Reporting by Muvija M in Bengaluru; Editing by Maju Samuel

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