In March, the FBI arrested Vincent Ramos, the founder and CEO of Phantom Secure, for allegedly modifying phones and selling them to criminal organizations including drug cartels. Now, Ramos has pled guilty to these charges.
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In an effort to compete with other messaging services, Open Whisper System’s Signal — a secure chat service known for its commitment to privacy — now lets users make encrypted video calls.
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Encrypted messaging app Wire, backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis, now lets you share your location. All the conversation content in the app is end-to-end encrypted, and you can now set a compromise location where everyone in your thread can meet.
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The FBI hasn’t cracked the encryption on a smartphone belonging to the perpetrators of the San Bernardino attack, the agency’s director recently told the Senate Intelligence Committee.
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Silent Circle, the mobile privacy company, has said it’s already working on a Blackphone 3 smartphone. However, it’s not going to be introduced in the immediate future, and the firm is committed to encrypted software for now.
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