TEL AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In support of the international right to privacy in any form, and in recognition of Human Rights Day on December 10, Phantom.me debuts the first app able to deliver true, comprehensive mobile phone privacy. Using the AES 256 encryption standard that protects classified information, and with no visible screen icon, the app supports browsing, picture taking, file storing, chatting, sharing, importing, and exporting – all in a mode that is virtually invisible and thus, inaccessible to third parties at the device level. Phantom.me announced it would make its one-of-a-kind app available for free, with the help of qualifying non-governmental organizations (NGOs), to people across the globe who are being persecuted and fear for their safety. This is an effort to protect people who have an acute need for a true privacy solution on their mobile phones.
Having stood the test of time since its December 10, 1948 proclamation by the United Nations General Assembly, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UHDR) set out fundamental human rights to be universally protected. Article 12 of the UHDR includes the stipulation that “No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy.”
“The right to privacy was important enough to be internationally recognized 70 years ago, and today it’s more relevant than ever,” said Miki Balin, Founder & CEO of Phantom.me. “Mobile phone information inherently falls under the right to privacy, and we developed Phantom.me to be 100% trusted technology that keeps mobile phone activity and data within complete control of phone owners.”
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According to the Pew Research Center, 77% of adults globally own a smartphone, and most do nothing to protect what they access and share on their phones. If a mobile phone is lost or stolen, or subject to illegal remote data collection, it’s too easy for personal photos, documents, browsing history, or private chats to fall into the wrong hands. In other cases, people who are oppressed or persecuted are often in real danger as their private mobile data is compromised or their location revealed.
Features of the app include:
- Phantom.me has no icon or other evidence the app is installed on a mobile phone; login is done using the phone keypad by entering the user’s master password.
- Features include all primary phone use, from browser to camera, storage, import and export ability, chat, and share – all confidential and fully discrete.
- Phantom.me maintains zero information on app users, e.g. keeps no record of app users, their master password, activity, or data. The app servers show no evidence or traceable activity of users. Optional cloud backup is provided to users.
- The app prevents screenshots and screen video capturing.
- Additional privacy upgrades can be achieved using two-factor authentication, disguised push notifications, and more.
The Phantom.me app can be accessed for download through www.phantom.me
- Android operating system; iOS pending.
- Monthly and annual subscription; first month free.
“Technology allows us to have important information and every detail about our personal lives, beliefs and convictions – through images, chats, and what we research and share online – in the palms of our hands,” noted Balin. “This is acceptable until access to such information violates our legal and fundamental right to privacy, resulting in any kind of abuse, oppression, or harm. Phantom.me is designed to prevent this.”
An anonymous Phantom.me beta tester shared, “The ability to browse from my phone without leaving a fingerprint would be ideal, although there are Free VPN services available I am always very skeptical of such things. The added benefit of the chat function and capture function also appeal to me greatly.”
Phantom.me has developed a trusted, comprehensive tool that gives mobile phone owners complete mobile privacy and control over their personal data at the device level. Within the Phantom.me app, users can browse, chat, store, share, and import and export data with complete privacy. As a supporter of the United Nations’ Declaration of Human Rights, and global laws protecting privacy in all forms, Phantom.me offers this app as a much-needed layer of protection for sensitive and personal data on mobile phones. The company, established in 2015, is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. For more information, or to download the app, please visit www.phantom.me or Google Play.