Tencent officially announced: Start IP encryption upgrade QQ privacy protection
On October 28, Tencent QQ IP encryption policy introduced in software, to better protect users ‘ privacy and information security, this is the start of “Tencent safe storm” of the latest. Tencent Security Center official said, using the official versions of QQ users no longer have to worry about their IP address being illegally intercepted, and the user can still be free to choose whether you want a friend to open its information on the location.
According to reports, the Tencent security storm into 2008 to start from “Sky Sword plans” and “shield” operation, where Sky sword against a variety of network operation is in line with the judicial organs of illegal acts, while day shield plan through various means to comprehensive protection of virtual property in the user information and safety, IP encryption policy day shield important elements of the plan.
IP address identifies user in network Shang of only identity, convenient website to user provides personalized service, but meanwhile also brings series security hidden. While, each IP address are corresponds to specific of location, malicious user may through IP address probes user real address, directly against user privacy, and even endanger personal security; on the, IP address was hacker get Hou, on has may on user launched attack, and gets user computer of control right, steals sensitive information or implantation Trojans virus,, Causing serious security problems.
Currently network Shang has individual QQ plug-in provides “explicit IP” function, this is meet has minority users inquiry others privacy of desire, but is contrary to Exchange each other of real wishes, many user on this very offensive. previously using a plug-in of user “cloud in the Yan” said, using explicit IP of QQ plug-in will get a species snooping others privacy of pleasure, but in face friends Shi also inevitably has a guilt psychological, after all detection IP address and no consent each other of agreed. had was plug-in user harassment of Liu Miss is think, It hard to accept the prying eyes of privacy practice, once you know a friend, use this tool, it’s hard to trust each other.
Tencent about persons said, previously also has been in for protection user information security do has many of work. in account security aspects, enabled second generation secret insurance system, more perfect to protection account; in QQ client integrated QQ doctor, regularly killing for QQ of stolen, Trojans and malicious software; provides soft keyboard password entered, prevent Trojans steals user password; perfect account complaint mechanism, let user in account was stolen Hou can quickly security to back and again set password and the related information, and may recovery friends list,.
In terms of privacy protection, QQ has been using redaction transmission, on dialogue between QQ users to be encrypted, even criminals intercepted conversation information, can only see a bunch of gobbledygook. According to reports, the encryption process will be completed in early November.