SKY ECC Blog

WhatsApp Alternative: Why you should switch to a secure messaging app

Looking for a WhatsApp alternative? You’re not alone. People have been abandoning WhatsApp since the controversial Privacy Policy update. Yet, strangely, it’s still one of the most trusted apps for encrypted messaging. In fact, millions of people rely on the WhatsApp encryption protocol to stay in touch and connected with friends, family, and coworkers. So, … Read more

SKY ECC Product Update

SKY ECC for Android v2.2.83 Release Notes

Dutch Language Support, Enhanced Security + Chat Functionality We prioritize the app’s security and the individual right to privacy in product development. Today, we updated SKY ECC for Android with some security enhancements, user experience improvements, and bug fixes. Please update your SKY ECC Android device as soon as possible to take advantage of these updates. … Read more

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SKY ECC for iOS v2.2: Reply-To Messaging, Vault Hardening, and New Supported Languages

Today we released iOS v2.2 update to SKY ECC with: New messaging features Support for four more languages Additional security protections in the Vault Improved compatibility with iOS 14. New SKY ECC for iOS features: Reply-to messages You can now reply to a specific message in a chat. Reply with text, an attachment, audio clip, … Read more

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Quantum-Proof Encryption: How much should you really prepare?

If there is a boogeyman for encryption it’s quantum computing. Industry discussions border on hysteria when discussing quantum-proof encryption because the idea of computers so powerful they could break all current encryption standards in a few seconds is incredibly frightening. The era of quantum computing is here and there is no escaping the fact we … Read more

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Protecting Press Freedom: Why Investigative Journalists need a reliable secure messaging app

A free and open press is one of the stalwarts of democracy. People dedicated to seeking and publishing the truth, who work tirelessly to call governments, companies, and individuals to account when they do something against the public interest. The press and media have been under attack, literally and figuratively, for far longer than the … Read more

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Hacking Devices for Better Security

Apple’s new hackable phones will make devices more secure for everyone One of the reasons we exclusively use devices from Apple, Google, and BlackBerry is the intense scrutiny they get from—well—everyone. Professional security researchers and hackers poke, prod, test, and exploit the devices all the time. Granted, exploiting devices can be bad if researchers don’t … Read more