GIMF Releases Updated Version Of Android Secure Communication App, Refers To The ‘Cooperation Of Global [Communication] Companies With The International Intelligence Agencies’ As Reason Behind Update

July 15, 2014

On July 12, 2014, the Al-Qaeda-affiliated Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) released an updated version of its Android mobile app for secure communication.

GIMF released the first version of the app in September 2013.

The newer version, explains GIMF, “enables the encryption of files directly from the mobile Android [device].”

Following is the brief English-language announcement from GIMF regarding the update:

“…With the increased spread and circulation of smartphones worldwide, especially phones running the Android operating system, users in the Arab and Muslim countries have become very reliant on them in their daily life.”

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