HTC produces encrypted smartphones for Taiwan's National Security Bureau

According to the Central News Agency of Taiwan, the company HTC, in collaboration with the National Security Bureau (NSB), manufactures encrypted smartphones that it “equips” high-ranking government officials in Taiwan to communicate with in order to protect their telephones. conversations from wiretapping by spy agencies.

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NSB Director – General Yang Go-Chang announced in his report to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and National Defense on October 22 this year that encrypted smartphones HTC are used by the president, vice president and senior staff of the defense and military departments, starting with April.

According to the authors of the note, citing the words of Yang Guo-Chang, the third generation of encrypted smartphones is similar to the flagship device HTC Butterfly, working with an embedded encryption chip of its own design from NSB, where GPS functions have been removed in order to avoid tracking from sides of the Chinese navigation system BeiDou.

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