The Smartphone runs Android Operating System and is created through a partnership with cybersecurity firm MGT. The Company claims that their Smartphone is the “most hack-proof phone” ever created.
The device features physical switches that allow the user to physically disconnect the battery, antennas for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and geolocation, the camera, and the microphone, thus going completely offline.
McAfee Privacy Phone costs $1,100 and will be available this year. We have seen hack-proof phones from Silent Circle, Sirin Labs, Blackberry and other companies, which apparently failed due to lack of public interest.