my suggestion sed immediatly your pics via we transfer and leave the
pics for the cops
or have a broken sd card with you and insert this one in the phone
afer finishing filming.
I am not sure which application may resist a forensics analysis.
2015-06-15 18:48 GMT+02:00, Steven Bodzin <[log in to unmask]>:
> Thanks, Henk. I've installed Kyms. It seems ok but it responds to a
> different use case than I'm looking for. It seems good if your concern is
> having your photos discovered on a search of your phone. But if you are
> photographing a demonstration or some other situation with authorities
> present, they know you are taking pictures, and will force you to unlock
> such an archive and delete photos. If you refuse they can always just
> confiscate the device.
> Your method here:
>> 1. Make 2-3 photos of the object
>> 2. Make some video's
>> 3. Leave them in Photo
>> 4. Now make your real footage
>> 5. Hide it and encrypt it
>> 6. When "caught", reluctlantly hand over your phone
>> 7. Let them delete the material in Photo
>> 8. When home: de-crypt ;)
> Is fine, but that's not going to work if you're filming a half-hour of
> police brutality and then they come over and find only photos that have
> nothing to do with the recent time. I would prefer something that leaves the
> unencrypted copy available to be deleted by the cops (or whoever), but then
> keeps a copy hidden for later.
> Other minor complaints about Kyms:
> 1. I just went to use Kyms and it took over my screen with a 15-second,
> full-screen advertisement, with audio screaming out of the speakers. I would
> hate to have that happen when there is breaking news about to happen, or
> while trying to work discretely. That is some hostile programming. What if I
> were somewhere with very slow mobile data?? Would it refuse to open until it
> had downloaded this huge animation? I know it's just US$2.49 to get it
> without ads, but there are people in the world who don't have access to
> dollar banking and who are going to have a hard time paying for that.
> 2. Can't turn off the camera sounds. There are spy camera apps that record
> silently (but again, not quite perfect for my purposes, especially as the
> best one I've found requires payment to make a video of >1 minute). Kyms
> uses the default sound, which on many Android phones, at least, can't be
> turned off.
> Rebelo, I don't need any fancy code. Definitely not going with a custom
> solution. The adversaries here are not sophisticated hackers but rather
> brutish street cops. Any custom solution risks having its own
> vulnerabilities, crashes, etc. I need something I can use and share with
> other non-technical people. I appreciate that there are national security
> reporters who need something that can be trusted to be uncrackable, but in
> this case the priority has to be that a photo can be deleted. I'm dealing
> with a jurisdiction where cops constantly force people to delete photos and
> there is no legal recourse.
> Steven Bodzin
> cel: +1-514-690-8796
> twitter: @guacamayan
> On Jun 15, 2015, at 11:00 AM, Henk van Ess <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hi Steve,
>> For me that's a no brainer: go for KYMS. Here's why:
>> Kyms looks like a working and stylish calculator App but it hides an
>> inviolable vault in which to hide and encrypt all your multimedia files,
>> documents, passwords and much more with military grade security (AES
>> Kyms is the only App on the Store that decrypts files in real time,
>> without any waiting! By tapping on a video, for example, it will start
>> immediatly and the decryption will continue in background.
>> With KYMS you can hide, encrypt and protect:
>> - Photos: includes also an editor with thousand of effects
>> - Videos: non standard formats too (Flv, Avi, Wmv, Mkv etc.) ALL DECRYPTED
>> IN REAL TIME WHILE WATCHING!!
>> - Documents: Pdf, Text - can be created and edited -, PowerPoint, Word,
>> Excel, Pages, Numbers, etc.
>> The KYMS Premium package, available as in-app purchase, lets you hide and
>> encrypt also:
>> - Contacts: you can import your phonebook contacts or create new hidden
>> - Tasks: with expiration date and three priority levels.
>> - Cards: Credit cards or any other type of cards, with enhanced barcode
>> - Recordings: You can also record audio files while your device screen is
>> - Any paper document: thanks to the multipage scanner with automatic page
>> The media can be imported from:
>> - Device photo library: select multiple items by dragging your finger and
>> remove them from library automatically after import (iOS 8 is required).
>> - Device Camera
>> - iTunes: using USB cable or iTunes WiFi sync
>> - Your Mac or Pc through WiFi: by using a standard desktop browser and
>> dragging files on it
>> - Web: Thanks to the integrated multitab browser with background download
>> Integrated Browser features:
>> - Multi-tab fast internet browser
>> - Password saving feature
>> - Ultra-simple video download feature: start a video to obtain the
>> download button.
>> - Tap&Hold on any link to start download.
>> - Enhanced private bookmarks and history management with folder support
>> Pin & Password
>> Kyms includes a customizable database to create your secured pin and
>> password archive.
>> Hopes this helps,
>> Henk van Ess
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