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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.
Dutch Police Read Messages of Encrypted Messenger 'Exclu'
After reading supposedly secure messages for five months, authorities then arrested the alleged owners and some users of Exclu.
Apple's End-to-End iCloud Could Be a Security Game Changer
Finally end-to-end encryption comes to iCloud. The system can be a bit buggy, but promises a substantial security upgrade.
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.
Air Force Spent Millions on Encrypted App Wickr
Recently acquired by Amazon, Wickr is becoming a go-to encrypted chat platform for the U.S. military and other government agencies.
CIA Funding Arm Gave Encrypted App Wickr $1.6 Million
The funding solidifies Wickr's position as an encrypted chat platform for government agencies.
Encrypted Phone Firm Ciphr, Used by Criminals, Moves to Cut Off Australia
Ciphr is one of the few remaining players in the encrypted phone industry after the FBI secretly ran its own firm called Anom.
Amazon Acquires Encrypted Messaging App Wickr
Wickr is a popular encrypted messaging platform used by journalists, criminals, governments, and businesses.
Customs and Border Protection Paid $700,000 to Encrypted App Wickr
Motherboard has found procurement records detailing Wickr's first public U.S. law enforcement contract.
Encrypted Phone Firm Encrochat Used Signal Protocol
The news shows what police may do when confronted with robust, end-to-end encryption: turn to hacking the phone itself.
Encrypted Phone Firm 'Sky' Shuts Down
Internal Sky messages obtained by Motherboard said BlackBerry cut off services to Sky.
Indicted CEO of Encrypted Phone Firm 'Sky' Says He Will Clear His Name
The CEO of Sky Jean-Francois Eap told Motherboard "The unfounded allegations of involvement in criminal activity by me and our company are entirely false."