Customer Data From Encrypted Phone Company Ciphr Dumped Online

Joseph Cox reports:

The industry for so-called encrypted or secure phones is a lively one. Several firms sell custom BlackBerry or Android devices that may come pre-loaded with tools such as PGP email for sending messages, and some of these companies’ products have allegedly been used by organized crime.

But it’s also a competitive market. Customer data from one company, including email addresses and unique IMEI numbers from users’ phones, is now available online for anyone to dig into, and Ciphr, the victim company, claims the data dump was the work of a competitor.

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