Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Renowned cryptographer believes his 'Blackphone' can stop the NSA

Filed under
Security

Revelations about how insecure our communications are have been a daily fixture of the news cycle recently, and it's in this climate that a pair of companies are combining to launch a new smartphone focused on privacy. The Blackphone will run a "security-oriented" version of Android named PrivatOS, which the companies say will allow users to securely place and receive phone calls, text messages, video chat, transfer and store files, and "anonymize your activity" through a VPN.

Read more

More in Tux Machines

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story today's leftovers Roy Schestowitz 18/08/2017 - 9:46pm
Story Tizen OS Family Roy Schestowitz 18/08/2017 - 9:46pm
Story DebConf17 Reports Roy Schestowitz 18/08/2017 - 9:45pm
Story Server: NASA, Kubernetes at GitHub, and Docker in Mainframes Roy Schestowitz 18/08/2017 - 9:43pm
Story Linux Foundation's Dronecode, Ethereum Blockchain, and Kernel Changes Roy Schestowitz 18/08/2017 - 9:41pm
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 18/08/2017 - 9:37pm
Story Games: Out of Reach, Darkwood and F1 2017 Roy Schestowitz 18/08/2017 - 9:36pm
Story FOSS: Redox, SDN BSD and Much More Roy Schestowitz 18/08/2017 - 9:33pm
Story Development: Java EE, COBOL, and RcppArmadillo Roy Schestowitz 18/08/2017 - 9:29pm
Story Security: Updates, Reproducible Builds, Red Hat, and the Latest FUD From Black Duck Roy Schestowitz 18/08/2017 - 9:25pm