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  • Blackphone super-secure communications app had serious flaw

    The SilentText secure messaging application bundled with Blackphone had a serious vulnerability that would have allowed attackers to decrypt messages, read contact information, gather location data and even execute malicious code on the phone.

    Written by Lucian Constantin29 Jan. 15 01:30
  • Geeksphone cuts cost of Android and Firefox OS smartphone

    Spanish smartphone maker Geeksphone has lowered the cost of the Revolution, an Android smartphone on which buyers can easily install Mozilla's Firefox OS, to €199 (US$275) without a contract.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs28 April 14 23:26
  • New Blackphone promises secure communications and privacy

    Playing on mobile users' fears of commercial and government surveillance, two companies are building a phone they say is designed to protect privacy. The joint venture between smartphone manufacturer Geeksphone and encrypted communications provider Silent Circle will unveil the new device called Blackphone at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona next month.

    Written by Lucian Constantin15 Jan. 14 14:42