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The released version of the application Instant Safe Signal system dedicated to Android
The communications OpenOffice insurance company Whisper Systems Open Whisper Systems for several days before issuing a copy of the application Instant Safe Signal is working on a system Android, and the application was previously available only for users of iPhone.
He said yesterday Edward Snowden former contractor with the US National Agency NSA through his account on Twitter that he used Signal application on a regular basis.
The new version of the application Signal directed to the owners of the smartphone operating system Android interested in the privacy of their messages and communicate securely with iPhone users.
The Open issuing company Whisper Systems applications concerned with the privacy of messages and encrypt calls, where the previously launched application TextSecure in addition to RedPhone application for users of Android.
Alttbaiqan offers different functions of the encrypted calls and messages own hand, and the company currently Almizatan unite in one application is Signal, a similar version in terms of features with the iPhone version.
He said Moxey Marleenspaki founder of the Open Whisper Systems on Monday that the application of TextSecure users will receive an update condition of a people collect different functions in the next few days, users will also be required to install the application RedPhone Signal application instead of him.
And supported version Signal 2.0 phones for iPhone which was issued earlier this year, the possibility of communicating via encrypted messages with application TextSecure on Android, but encrypted calls feature has been limited to the iPhone phones by Signal program.
The application Signal using the telephone number, contacts, and there is no record or enter a user name or password or personal identification PIN.
He said the company’s founder, “we can not listen to users ‘calls or access to their messages, and not able to last one to do so,” he added, “everything in the application of Signal encrypted way end-to-end end-to-end, and engineers are working company to maintain its users’ privacy.” .
The company Whisper Systems Open earlier this year to end the encrypted SMS feature within an application TextSecure, and that a partial response to the application dedicated to mobile Signal iPhone because it was not possible to send short messages encrypted phones iPhone.
With dozens of secure messaging, which is working to provide private messaging applications, except that a small amount of them including the application of Signal and Text Secure undergone all the Electronic Frontier organization Electronic Frontier tests and survived the test.
The organization Electronic Frontier non-profit organization working to protect basic civil liberties, including freedom of expression and privacy in the digital world.Viewing:-119
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