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Submission + - Cryptocat group chats unsafe, project now maybe getting expert help

mdo writes: Lately it was revealed that Cryptocat's encrypted group chat is unsafe due to fundamental programming flaws regarding the generation of key pairs.

At the ongoing SIGINT conference in Cologne, Germany lead developer Nadim Kobeissi denoted the situation as an "absolute disaster" as German news site Golem reports. After his talk at the conference Kobeissi was offered help by several crypto skilled developers.
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Cryptocat group chats unsafe, project now maybe getting expert help

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