Blackphone 1 Bug Bounty Success

What a great way to start off the new year with a win for the Silent Circle Bug Bounty program. Tim Strazzere (@timstrazz) and crew found a very interesting vulnerability within the Nvidia Modem. Since I don’t want to steal Tim’s thunder and go into the details, I’ll...

Our Thoughts on the Gemalto SIM Hack

Dear Privacy Enthusiasts, Many of you have asked our thoughts about the recent news of the GHCQ/NSA hack on Gemalto, the major supplier of SIM cards to major carriers around the world. It’s a big deal because this was a state-sponsored attack on a Dutch...

Silent Circle’s Bug Bounty Program

My first official blog post as CSO for Silent Circle and the topic is one that is very exciting – today we officially launch our bug bounty program! We have been providing secure and private communications across Apple iOS smartdevices, Google Android smartdevices,...