• This secretive iPhone chat app worked out how to block screenshots

    5 days ago - By BGR

    Confide is a chat app available for iPhone, Android, PC, and Mac that's as private as they get. It features end-to-end encryption like iMessage, WhatsApp, and others, but also ephemeral messages, like Snapchat. On top of that, the developers are blocking screenshots on all platforms, including Android, Mac, PC - and now iOS.
    What's more interesting, however, is that Confide devs have created a patent-pending technology, called ScreenShield, which identifies when screenshots are being taken on an iPhone or iPad and blocks them entirely, and the trick could be made to work in any app.
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