[SecurityWeek] AWS Acquires Encrypted Communications Service Wickr

Amazon’s AWS subsidiary on Friday announced the acquisition of Wickr, a late-stage startup that sells end-to-end encrypted communications tools.

Financial terms of the transaction were not released. Prior to the acquisition, Wickr raised a total of $73 million over four rounds of venture capital funding.

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