¬¬¬Instant Messaging Security: A Comprehensive Review of Behavior Patterns, Methodologies, and Security Protocols


  • Ahmed R. AlMhanawi1 Department of Computer Science, College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Bashar M. Nema Department of Computer Science, College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq.




Instant Messaging,, Communication Security, End-to-End Encryption,, Decentralized Authentication, Zero-Knowledge Proof,, Privacy Measures, Behavioral Analysis.


          This review presents a comprehensive analysis of contemporary scholarship pertaining to instant messaging (IM) user behavior and security protocols. Through meticulous selection, the authors highlight critical studies that illuminate optimized message consumption strategies and delve into the evolving landscape of IM security models. Focusing on the past four years, the review meticulously dissects cutting-edge advancements in this domain. A significant insight emerges: achieving optimal communication security necessitates the synergistic convergence of three fundamental techniques: end-to-end encryption for data confidentiality, decentralized authentication for independent user verification, and zero-knowledge proof for identity obscurity. The review postulates that the simultaneous integration of these elements within the application architecture is paramount for robust privacy and heightened security in the realm of IM.


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How to Cite

R. AlMhanawi1, A., & M. Nema, B. (2024). ¬¬¬Instant Messaging Security: A Comprehensive Review of Behavior Patterns, Methodologies, and Security Protocols . Journal of Al-Qadisiyah for Computer Science and Mathematics, 16(1), Comp. 117–123. https://doi.org/10.29304/jqcsm.2024.16.11440



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