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Wanted: Cryptography Products for Worldwide Survey

ETP Note: Originally From Bruce Schneier’s 15 December 2015 Cryptogram. This is an ongoing collection of encryption software and encryption service providers around the world. (If the iframe wont load below or the Google document is down, you can download this document). In 1999, Lance Hoffman, David Balenson, and others published a survey of non-US […]

Open WhisperSystems announces Signal Desktop

2 Dec 2015, Open Whisper Systems announces the upcoming release of their encrypted communications system “Signal” beta for the desktop. Currently Signal is available for the Android and iPhone and now will soon be is available as a desktop Chrome app. The Signal Chrome app will link with your phone, so all incoming and outgoing […]

Encrypt Web Based Email with Mailvelope

Mailvelope is a browser plugin for both Firefox and Chromium. This plugin will allow you to encrypt and decrypt any email using your own public and private keys. Mailvelope offers more options than Streak because it is not limited to the Chromium browser and Gmail. Mailvelope utilizes Public Key Encryption while Streak relies on a […]

Unseen – A Secure Skype Alternative

Article updated – 30 March 2017 Unseen is an encrypted service for email, voice, video chat and IM chat. Unseen’s servers reside in Iceland, their domain registrar is in the US, and their DNS is hosted internationally by Amazon because it is considered the most resistant to attack. Unseen uses XAES encryption which is a […]

TrueCrypt Alternatives

TrueCrypt is perhaps one of the best known and widely used open source freeware  encryption utilities there was. TrueCrypt was initially released as version 1.0 in February 2004 and based on E4M (Encryption for the Masses). Several versions and many additional minor releases have been made since then, with the most current and last version […]