Category: Security

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 will …

Free encrypted secure messenger Kullo

Kullo, meaning “secret” in Mandinka language, is a new secure messaging program for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux (mobile phone app planned). Still in early beta, I recently got an invite to try it out after I joined their mailing list. Bear in mind that being an early …

Share self-destructing files and notes with dstrux

Dstrux is an online platform to share notes and files that will self-destruct on the date you specify and tracks when somebody has seen the message you sent to them. The files and notes you share are encrypted in your browser before uploading them to dstrux servers with SSL, the system stops everybody, …

Free encrypted webmail service Tutanota

Tutanota, meaning secure message in Latin, is a German based free webmail service with end to end encryption. Your email messages, attachments and subject are all encrypted in your browser using Javascript with a cipher combination of RSA 2048-bit and AES-128-bit before uploading data to Tutanota mail servers in Germany. The encryption …

Open source P2P EMP encrypted messaging

Recently released for testing, EMP, is a multi-platform P2P open source messaging system with encryption. There is no central server, everything runs in your computer and the technology is similar to that of Bitmessage. EMP has a clean tabbed interface that opens in your Internet browser, the toolbar address is http://localhost:8080 …

VPN ready Linux distribution Robolinux

RoboLinux is a beginner’s friendly Linux distribution designed to be your main desktop, I decided to try it out because it was being advertised as VPN ready. RoboLinux Debian base is immune from the thousands of virus and malware that affect the Windows operating system, this distribution is superb for those running …

The best XMPP/Jabber servers for anonymous chat

Jabber/XMPP is a decentralised instant messenger using the open source XMPP protocol, there is no central server that could be compromised, the multiple nodes construct a resilient and hard to monitor infrastructure. Dozens of XMPP servers, encryption and its open source nature make XMPP much harder to wiretap or shut down than cloud based …