‘In Surveillance Era, Clever Trick Enhances Secrecy of iPhone Text Messages’

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Dan Goodin on the coming iOS secure texting app, TextSecure: Moxie Marlinspike, the pseudonymous security researcher, cryptographer, and developer of the TextSecure and RedPhone privacy apps for Android, has devised a simple trick that iPhones can use to respond to another phone’s key requests even when the app is inactive. The technique relies on “prekeys” […]

Published by Ben Brooks