Sky ECC denies police have ‘cracked’ encrypted messaging platform


Sky ECC has denied that the encrypted messaging platform has been compromised by European law enforcement. 

Sky ECC advertises itself as a secure, end-to-end encrypted service and the “most secure messaging platform you can buy.” The vendor offers a subscription and either Android and iOS handsets that are paid for in Bitcoin (BTC) and shipped worldwide. 

According to Europol, there are approximately 170,000 Sky ECC users and roughly three million messages are sent via the platform on a daily basis. In total, over 20% of the Sky ECC user base is said to be located in Belgium and the Netherlands.

Read more…