“One of our more interesting finds at last night’s gdgt live Seattle event was a service called ‘Cloak’ that protects Mac, iPhone and iPad users from having their data intercepted when using unsecure web sites over public WiFi networks such as those in many coffee shops,” Todd Bishop reports for GeekWire.
“It’s developed by a Seattle startup founded by a trio of Microsoft veterans: engineers Dave Peck and Nick Robinson; and product designer Peter Sagerson,” Bishop reports. “The service is currently in public beta, building up to a larger launch, but the startup is already profitable, Peck told us last night.”
Bishop reports, “Why Mac and iOS? Despite working at Microsoft in the past, the team has experience in the Apple ecosystem. Robinson, for example, was an engineer in Microsoft’s Mac Business Unit, involved in areas including security for Mac Office. ”
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MacDailyNews Note: More info and download link about Cloak for iOS (free) via Apple’s App Store here.