FoxyFone has announced the release of Foxygram, a free iOS App that serves as an encrypted vault, although no data is stored on any central server.
The app ensures secure messaging, and its encrypted vault allows users to create and store photos, videos, secret contacts, notes, locations, login credentials, credit card, bank account data and other critical information.
This will be very useful when there is a chance of mobile phones getting lost or stolen, as the case of huge gatherings like the London Olympics. Thousands of mobile phones may be lost during the event. These phones may hold critical cosumer and corporate data.
According to officials, the London police started using a system recently which helps extract and automatically store data from the cell phones of suspects in custody. The same can happen to other users, their information compromised.
This is prevented by the Foxygram App, which safeguards users against such privacy violations.
All data is stored securely with military grade encryption, which needs the correct App access code to get to the data. If a user has to login into the App, he/she can employ the “cover up” access code to only show non sensitive content.
They can also use a “nuke” access code to delete all data contained within the App.
Foxygram allows its users to have total control of the data in their mobile phones. They also have the ability to set a definite time and location for each message. Messages can be made “readable” at a fixed time or made to expire within fixed number of days.
They can be made viewable only at a particular GPS location as well.
Foxygram messages can only be viewed on a trusted device, and only by the intended recipient. It’s also possible to delete sent messages remotely.
It was revealed that Foxygram did not have a central server, and there is no fear of any server being hacked and data getting stolen. No one will get access to the content of exchanged messages, as Foxygram messages are sent directly to the intended receiver as encrypted e-mail attachments over the Internet.
Foxygram needs no registration or disclosure of private identity for usage.
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Edited by Braden Becker