An expert company in the field of mobile device security Sikur announced the “first fully encrypted, resistant to any break-ins smartphone with the option of storing cryptocurrency”. The software and hardware of the smartphone was developed from scratch. The device, dubbed Sikurphone, has linked a bitcoin wallet, and a unique application store contains only applications with a high degree of security. The declared value of the gadget — 799 USD.
Sikur has also introduced its own mobile operating system SikurOS, a kind of “fork Android”, according to Engadget. “Any third-party application must be reviewed and approved by the company before they will appear in the store.” Sikur claims that have created the most secure platform in the world. On the developers website says:
“Keep your bitcoin in the safest wallet in the market of digital technologies. In a single wallet, protected by a case and”.
Built-in wallet called Sikurwallet. App provides customization, protection by using one or more signatures, as well as native support for Bitcoin Testnet. Thus, developers can run tests and run the demo apps that use bitcoin, regardless of the platform.
According to COO Sikur Alexander Vasconcelos, the company hired researchers in the field of cyber security from HackerOne for testing protective mechanisms of the smartphone.
“Sikurphone underwent intensive two-month tests on the burglar. Hackers did not manage to access information,” said Vasconcelos.
The device features a 5.5 inch display Gorilla Glass, battery capacity of 2800 mAh and 13-megapixel rear and 5 megapixel front cameras. RAM of the smartphone is 4 GB, internal memory — 64 GB. Sikur plans to start selling smartphone in August 2018; the kit also includes a package of desktop versions of some apps.