How Encrochat became the go-to messaging service for gangsters

The Telegraph | Jul 2, 2020 at 7:43 PM
  • The hundreds of criminals arrested following the penetration of encrypted messaging platform EncroChat has revealed the popularity of a service which spent years competing for customers.
  • Designed to provide  “worry-free secure communications” through modified Android phones, EncroChat enabled users to send written messages or make voice calls through an encrypted system.
  • EncroChat responded by releasing its own video attacking a rival encrypted phone system run by Samsung.