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Correction: macOS @signalapp (Signal Desktop) *does* correctly remove expired media.

However, Signal Desktop still stores a wealth of unencrypted information on disk, including:

- contacts
- conversation metadata (name, phone no.)
- attachment metadata
- attachments https://twitter.com/kwm/status/1054165042738880512

10/22/2018, 2:39:08 PM

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@signalapp To view macOS @signalapp (Signal Desktop) attachments that are stored locally, unencrypted:

find ~/Library/Application\ Support/Signal/ -type f -print0 | xargs -0 file | grep attachments

10/22/2018, 2:40:02 PM

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To view macOS @signalapp (Signal Desktop) database strings, which include:

- contact names
- contact phone numbers
- conversation metadata
- attachment metadata (file types, etc.)

find ~/Library/Application\ Support/Signal/IndexedDB/ -type f -print0 | xargs -0 strings

10/22/2018, 2:43:18 PM

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