Encrypt Gmail messages with SecureGmail

SecureGmail is an open source Chrome browser extension to encrypt and decrypt Gmail messages with one click. After installation you will see a red padlock next to the compose button in Gmail, clicking on it will launch the compose window with a red bar that says “Secured“. Unlike other

Nitrokey, a thumbdrive to encrypt data, emails and logins

Nitrokey is a physical USB thumbdrive developed in Germany to encrypt email with OpenPGP, GnuPG or S/MIME, use One Time Passwords, encrypt your computer hard drive files, manage digital certificates and act as a double authentication token with websites that have adopted the Universal 2dn Factor U2F standard supported by

Secret documents show the NSA is spying on VPN users

Recently released Snowden’s NSA documents published by the German magazine Spiegel reveal the NSA has a dedicated team to crack VPN traffic and feed it to their data mining software. The documents list over 200 commercial VPN providers, like Astrill, CyberGhostVPN, iPredator and PrivateInternetAccess (PIA), they include companies that no

Martus, the encrypted bulletin board for activists

Martus is an open source encrypted bulletin board for individuals and groups tracking human rights violations. It has been developed by Benetech, a non profit organisation pushing for social change. It is written in Java, available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android, I downloaded the 130MB Windows version to try it out.

Linux live CD with encryption InvestiGateIX

Debian based InvestiGateIX is an open source operating system for investigative journalists to maintain digital archives without having to use cloud services for data storage. The idea is that since many cloud providers have an NSA backdoor or they could be compromised by malicious hackers, InvestiGateIX gets rid of the need for

Encrypted email service SCRYPTMail

SCRYPTMail is a brand new encrypted email provider, at the moment still in beta testing, signing up is straight forward and it only takes seconds, there were 500 accounts available when I did. All you  need is to pick an username and a password, during sign up you