I was recently asked to contribute my thoughts on how election monitors using simple mobile phones could improve their safety and security when working in hostile environments. More specifically, the goal was to find techniques by which their use of SMS messaging to report back to a centralized service or team could be done in […]Read more "SMS Privacy Tips for Election Monitoring And More"
My first post was titled “Guardian Approved” as I did want to highlight applications that were of a certain quality or caliber. Unfortunately, in the realm of secure, private, encrypted short messaging (SMS), I can’t really say I have anything to approve! The best, most trusted solution out there (from CryptoSMS.org) hasn’t been ported to […]Read more "Guardian Project: SMS Encryption (non-)Options for Android"
Email to SMS Technique Originally uploaded by nathanialfreitas I recently had someone ask about sending video download links to mobile phones. Mux does this using the “your phone number”@”your mobile carrier”.com approach, otherwise known as the SMTP Email Gateways. Every carrier has a different way to do this, with different limitations, but it does essentially […]Read more "Diagramorama: Sending Download Links to Mobiles"