Cyanogen abandon WhisperPush

After almost two years of use CyanogenMod, WhisperPush function ceases to exist. Cyanogen Company reported today that will no longer maintain a secure messaging protocol developed by Open Whisper System.

Cyanogen abandon WhisperPush

WhisperPush automatically encrypts text message sent between two users of the CyanogenMod, providing secure messaging. The function first appeared in the CyanogenMod 10.2, thanks to the work of leading engineer Open Whisper System, Moxie Marlinspike.

At some point in the CyanogenMod having several issues, in particular relating to the registration of users. Open Whisper made changes in your project, making it difficult for his performance in the firmware CyanogenMod. That is why the company decided to stop using it.

Instead, the company offers a cross-platform solution that users can install the application in the form. This Red Phone application and Text Secure, which can be downloaded from Google Play. From that moment WhisperPush not available in the CyanogenMod 13.0, in the CyanogenMod 12.1 support will stop on January 1st.

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