State Department Offers $5 Million for Information on Key Anom Distributor
The FBI secretly created its own encrypted phone company. Now the U.S. government wants help capturing Maximilian Rivkin, one of its alleged top brass.
Inside the Italian Mafia’s Encrypted Phone of Choice
A collaborative investigation reveals alleged members of the mafia are using encrypted phones from "No. 1 Business Communication." The company is linked to a high profile American businessman, a Ukrainian technologist, and multiple convicted criminals.
One of Anom's Top Alleged Sellers Flown to U.S. to Face Charges
Alexander Dmitrienko was an alleged seller for the FBI's honeypot phone company. More than a year and a half after the FBI pulled back the curtain on the operation, Dmitrienko is now in the U.S. to face his charges.
UK Proposes Making the Sale and Possession of Encrypted Phones Illegal
The Home Office says it wants to target “bespoke” devices used for crime, but critics say it is unclear what a bespoke device is.
Sellers for Encrypted Phone Firm Ciphr Locked Out of Orders
Ciphr, a company popular among organized criminals, plans to make dramatic changes to how sellers can distribute its encrypted messaging app. The move comes after weeks of uncertainty of the company's next move.
How the FBI Wiretapped the World
We finally understand the code behind the Anom phones.
This Is the Code the FBI Used to Wiretap the World
Motherboard is publishing parts of the code for the Anom encrypted messaging app, which was secretly managed by the FBI in order to monitor organized crime on a global scale.
A European Country Helped the FBI Intercept Anom Messages, But It Wants to Remain Hidden
A U.S. authored document obtained by Motherboard says that the unnamed country that was vital to the FBI being able to read messages from its honeypot phone company Anom was a “European Union member country.”
US Extradites Man Who Allegedly Sold Backdoored Phones for the FBI
Aurangzeb Ayub is accused of selling encrypted phones for Anom, the FBI's honeypot encrypted phone company.
FBI Honeypot Phone Company Anom Shipped Over 100 Phones to the United States
Motherboard has obtained files showing that Anom shipped more devices into the United States than previously understood.
FBI's Backdoored Anom Phones Secretly Harvested GPS Data Around the World
Documents reviewed by Motherboard, including thousands of pages of Anom messages, show that the FBI's backdoored Anom phones collected more data than the content of messages.
Encrypted Phone Company Backdoored by FBI Will Lead to 'Years' of Arrests
The Australian Federal Police has entered a second phase of arrests based on messages gathered through Anom.