Software Alternatives & Reviews

PGP Is Dead

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  1. Convenient End-to-End Encryption for E-Mail

    > you have to use it in your existing email client, and then you have to download keys, and then there’s this whole third issue of making sure they’re the right keys. If you use Thunderbird as your email client, then it will download the right keys for you automatically.[0] Actually it's two clicks to use the WKD support to download the key (assuming your correspondent's email provider supports that, as ProtonMail...
  2. Secure messaging app with strong end-to-end encryption, advanced group chat privacy settings, secure video calls for teams, encrypted communication using Matrix open network. Riot.im is now Element

    If you want encrypted instant messaging, I'd recommend the Matrix ecosystem, using the Element apps.[0] For an email-based protocol, I would suggest Delta Chat[1], which is backwards compatible with existing email accounts, and follows the Autocrypt approach to PGP[2]. [0] https://element.io/ [1] https://delta.chat/en/ [2] https://autocrypt.org/.
  3. The messenger with the broadest audience in the world.

    If you want encrypted instant messaging, I'd recommend the Matrix ecosystem, using the Element apps.[0] For an email-based protocol, I would suggest Delta Chat[1], which is backwards compatible with existing email accounts, and follows the Autocrypt approach to PGP[2]. [0] https://element.io/ [1] https://delta.chat/en/ [2] https://autocrypt.org/.