NSA-resistant Android application 'burns' sensitive messages

Silent Circle's messaging application ensures only the sender and receiver can view messages and files

By , IDG News Service |  Security

A short time later, Silent Circle, which said it had not received any subpoenas, also opted to shut down its email service as a pre-emptive move. It said it would focus instead on real-time mobile communications, asserting that the protocols email uses make it vulnerable to snooping.

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