Secure Messaging Scorecard | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Secure Messaging Scorecard | Electronic Frontier Foundation:

Off-The-Record Messaging for Mac (Adium)YesYesYesYesYesYesNo


















Encrypted in transit?Encrypted so the provider can’t read it?Can you verify contacts’ identities?Are past comms secure if your keys are stolen?Is the code open to independent review?Is security design properly documented?Has there been any recent code audit?
AIMYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
BlackBerry MessengerYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
BlackBerry ProtectedYesYesYesNoNoYesYes
ChatSecure + OrbotYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
CryptoCatYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Ebuddy XMSYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
Facebook chatYesNoNoNoNoNoYes
FaceTimeYesYesNoYesNoYesYes
Google Hangouts/Chat "off the record"YesNoNoNoNoNoYes
HushmailYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
iMessageYesYesNoYesNoYesYes
iPGMailYesYesYesNoNoYesNo
Jitsi + OstelYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
Kik MessengerYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
MailvelopeYesYesYesNoYesYesYes
MxitNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
Off-The-Record Messaging for Mac (Adium)YesYesYesYesYesYesNo
Off-The-Record Messaging for Windows (Pidgin)YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
PGP for Mac (GPGTools)YesYesYesNoYesYesNo
PGP for Windows Gpg4winYesYesYesNoYesYesNo
QQYesNoNoNoNoNoYes
RetroShareYesYesYesYesYesYesNo
Signal / RedPhoneYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Silent PhoneYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Silent TextYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
SkypeYesNoNoNoNoNoNo
SnapChatYesNoNoNoNoNoYes
StartMailYesNoYesNoNoYesNo
SureSpotYesYesYesNoYesYesNo
TelegramYesNoNoNoYesYesYes
Telegram (secret chats)YesYesYesYesYesYes


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