Self-destructing messages received on ‘Signal for Mac’ can be recovered later

By [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal) It turns out that macOS client for the popular end-to-end encrypted messaging app Signal fails to properly delete disappearing (self-destructing) messages from the recipient’s system, leaving the content of your sensitive messages at risk of getting exposed.

For those unaware, the disappearing messages in Signal self-destruct after a particular duration set by the sender, leaving no trace of

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