Sky ECC is a popular, custom encrypted phone with organized crime. Now police say their operation against the company’s users is wider in scope than previously reported.
At a recent international standards meeting, experts said they weren’t convinced by a Russian explanation about a potentially flawed new encryption algorithm.
From stakeholders to the public, nobody seems happy with the government’s approach to national security overhaul
They found traces of known malware without having to decrypt.
The company has assisted "dozens" of police forces.
As part of a 2010 investigation into a Montreal crime family, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police intercepted and decrypted one million BlackBerry messages. A Quebec judge wanted to know how.
The encryption movement's new hero is standing up to the Justice Department's push for a backdoor to Apple's iPhone.
The system would encrypt messages use a pre-defined random number that only a select few would know.
Using the All Writs Act to force decryption of smartphones is the next stage of the crypto wars.