The “Bitcoin-Standard” of Encryption is Now On Your PC: Signal for Desktop!


By Dr. Brian Sovryn At the Dark Android Project I’ve mentioned for some time that when it comes to using an encrypted messaging service, nothing beats TextSecure from Open Whisper Systems. Nothing else even comes close (as much as I appreciate Telegram for what it is). I call it the “Bitcoin-standard” of mobile encryption apps (my own little play on the phrase: the “gold standard”). Even Edward Snowden has given it his highest recommendation. Recently, as I reported here and was informing people for over year that it would happen on my tech podcast Sovryn Tech, TextSecure and the encrypted voice call app RedPhone …read more