App claims to be first totally secure messaging service

Redact Secure Messenger claims to be the world's first secure messaging service Credit: moderndayturing.com

Privacy conscious phone users are being offered a new app that claims to be the world's first totally secure messaging service.

The new software, created by British company Redact, is able to send heavily encrypted messages from one iPhone to another without passing through any central servers.

The designers are so assured of the products effectiveness, they have offered a £10,000 prize for anyone who can crack its codes and intercept a message.