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Safe Messaging Options for Linux and Android

We live in an ever-changing technological world, and with all the constant revelations of government snooping upon private communications such as our texts, phone calls, and instant messenger chats, one thing that many people who want to keep their communications private can learn from is safe, encrypted messenger applications. Some mobile systems and applications come with end-to-end encryption, such as ... Read More »

UK Government to Spy on Users by Asking Messaging Apps to Weaken Encryption

Last week, British Prime Minister Theresa May received harsh criticisms from experts for her proposal to regulate the internet and essentially weaken encryption of messaging applications such as Whatsapp and Telegram. In a response to a terror attack that occurred in London, May stated that the act of terror can be attributed to the existence of “safe spaces” on the ... Read More »

How to use Bitmessage (encrypted messaging)

Bitmessage is a peer-to-peer communications protocol that allows users to send encrypted messages to each other and groups. Its fully decentralized model ensures that users don’t have to trust any third party service and its encryption system ensures that users don’t have to resort to complicated tools like PGP. Bitmessage encrypts messages, masks the sender and receiver of messages from ... Read More »

A Brief Comparison of Secure Messaging Apps

We are in a period of time where personal security is of rising concern. No longer is data protection only essential to network admins in corporations and government entities, but it’s becoming something that even people who haven’t even heard of the deepweb are becoming conscious of. Because of this, companies are starting to release tools and software to make ... Read More »