Secure Messaging

How Cyber Threats Affect Your Mobile Communications

This week in the Cyber Security Awareness Month calendar we look at how cyber threats impact your mobile communications, with specific actions attackers take to make you vulnerable to a growing number of cyber threats. In addition to practical tips for securing mobile communications in general, we’ll show you specific ways Sky ECC protects you … Read more

Sky ECC App Security Features Make it the Most Secure Phone

Sky ECC was built using the zero-trust model of security. We assume everything involved with the phone’s security is compromised and must be secured with failsafes to secure every vulnerability. These assumptions are, of course, done to offer complete security if an already secure system fails. The zero-trust model was used during the build of … Read more

Billions Of Devices Vulnerable To SIMjacking—But Not Ours

Putting remotely executable apps on SIM cards seemed like a good idea at the time Last week we learned about a truly horrifying exploit known as SIMjacking can track your location without you knowing it via a stealthy text message that you’d likely never see in your messages—and that’s just the not-so-bad part. It only … Read more

Why You Need End-To-End Encryption For Secure Messaging Right Now

With increasing threats from hackers and state-sponsored surveillance, people want to know how to protect their online privacy and security. Each breach and hack raises the issue, but the answers are illusive to most people. Many people think the builders of their favourite apps are protecting them—but they aren’t. Often the apps we rely on … Read more

WhatsApp Encryption Protects Messages, But Not Your Privacy

And the messages aren’t even that well protected… WhatsApp is one of the most popular apps in the world. Millions and millions of people rely on the WhatsApp encryption protocol to stay in touch and connected with friends, family, and coworkers. While all chats have been end-to-end encrypted by default since 2016, this doesn’t mean … Read more

There is No Such Thing as a Secure Encryption Backdoor

It’s not the technology that’s the problem, it’s protecting the secret U.S. Attorney General William Barr recently added his voice to governments, law enforcement agencies, and security agencies calling for—just shy of outright demanding—encryption backdoors into devices and encrypted chat apps. The rational is always the same: strong encryption protects bad people and allows them to … Read more

Signal vs. WhatsApp vs. Sky ECC: Discover Which Is the Superior Messaging App

People often compare Signal vs. WhatsApp when looking at secure messaging apps. They both use the same underlying encryption—the Signal Protocol—but drastically differ in terms of features and underlying philosophy. Introducing Sky ECC into the mix makes these comparisons very interesting. This analysis will show you a fair comparison of Signal’s adequate capabilities, WhatsApp’s inability … Read more