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ScreenShieldKit’s patent-pending technology protects the sensitive content in your iOS app from screenshots, screen recordings, and more.
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The Next WebYou might remember Confide as the app that made the news last year for being favored by White House staffers after President Trump took office - and for it being used to leak insider info to the media. One of the app's prominent features was the ability to prevent users from taking screenshots of conversations ...
Gizmodo UKSecurity tools that prevent screenshotting are nothing new. Android's had it for a while, preventing people from taking screenshots of sensitive apps like banking. That sort of things doesn't seem to be available on iOS, but Confide wants to make it a reality - adding screenshot protection to its own app as a first step.
Daring FireballFrom the announcement of a new version of Confide, a "confidential messenger" app: ScreenShield is a patent-pending technology that allows you to view an app's content on your screen but prevents you from taking a screenshot of it. If you try to take a screenshot on Confide, you will now simply capture a blank screen¹.
9to5MacThe team behind Confide has taken their ephemeral-messaging app's security up a notch. Available starting today, Confide messenger's screenshot prevention now extends across a variety of use cases. The upgrade will make it significantly more difficult for anyone to use some known methods to screengrab any content they see within the app.
FortuneConfide is touting a first-of-its-kind security feature: An ability to detect and block screenshots taken from Apple devices.
MacrumorsPrivate and secure messaging app Confide is gaining an interesting new feature that will successfully prevent its users from taking a screenshot within the app, and the team behind Confide is also planning to release the anti-screenshot technology as an SDK that can be used by other app developers.
Confide BlogAt Confide, our goal is to make digital communication as private and secure as the spoken word. That's why our messages are not only end-to-end encrypted and ephemeral, but they're also as screenshot-protected as possible. On Android, Mac, and PC, we have been able to prevent screenshots altogether.
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