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The folks behind the CyanogenMod seem to be fans of privacy. Earlier this year the company introduced per-app incognito mode to let you run Android apps without leaving a data trail. And if you have a CyanogenMod account, you have a secure way to find a missing phone or remotely wipe it without going through Google servers or those of your phone maker or wireless carrier.

Now CyanogenMod is adding an open source system for encrypting text messages.


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One reply on “Lilbits (12-09-2013): CyanogenMod gets secure, encrypted text messaging”

  1. I wonder if Google will take offense at their metrics being broken?
    How secure is secure nowadays anyway?

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