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Mobile Encryption Firm Silent Circle Raises $50 Million

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Mobile Encryption Firm Silent Circle Raises $50 Million

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This article was posted on Monday, 06:15, UTC.

Geneva-based Silent Circle, an encrypted communications company specializing in privacy-focused services and software has raised $50 million in a round of funding. Silent Circle, a firm that has notably endeavored to secure mobile communications has revealed that it has raised $50 million in a Series C funding round. Founded in 2012 out of Geneva, Switzerland, the company specializes in privacy-focused services and software, including phone applications that provide secure file sharing, messaging and calling. In 2014, a partnership with hardware manufacturer Geeksphone, resulted in the release of Silent Circle’s much-publicized Blackphone. The phone and technology were lauded for its pro-privacy approach…

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Samburaj Das

Samburaj Das

Samburaj is the contributing editor at Hacked and keeps tabs on science, technology and cyber security.

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