Category: New Release

Gibberbot’s “ChatSecure” MakeOver: Almost Done!

In a previous post with the mouthful of a title “Modernizing Expectations for the Nouveau Secure Mobile Messaging Movement”, I spoke about all of the necessary security features a modern mobile messaging app should have. These include encrypted local storage, end-to-end verifiable encryption over the network, certificate pinning for server connections and a variety of other features. I am VERY…

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Our Newest App: PixelKnot

Have you ever hidden in plain sight? Worn camouflage in the woods or an invisibility cloak in a narrow crooked alley? It’s really hard to do properly. We’re hoping that all changes with PixelKnot. PixelKnot is an app for hiding secret messages in pictures.  Sort of like invisible ink on the back of a painting, updated to the present.  The…

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GnuPG for Android progress: we have an command line app!

This alpha release of our command-line developer tool brings GnuPG to Android for the first time! GNU Privacy Guard Command-Line (gpgcli) gives you command line access to the entire GnuPG suite of encryption software. GPG is GNU’s tool for end-to-end secure communication and encrypted data storage. This trusted protocol is the free software alternative to PGP. GnuPG 2.1 is the…

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Gibberbot v11 is not just secure, its also simple, snappy and super fun!

Gibberbot v11 is now final as of RC3 release: https://github.com/guardianproject/Gibberbot/tree/0.0.11-RC3. From here, the only changes to v11 we will be making will be critical bug fixes. We are now focused on our v12 release, which you can track here: https://dev.guardianproject.info/versions/39 Please promote our new Gibberbot how-to interactive tutorial available here: https://guardianproject.info/howto/chatsecurely/ If you have been tracking our efforts here for the last few…

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IOCipher beta: easy encrypted file storage for your Android app

At long last, we are proud to announce the first beta release of IOCipher, an easy framework for providing virtual encrypted disks for Android apps. does not require root or any special permissions at all the API is a drop-in replacement for the standard java.io.File API, so if you have ever worked with files in Java, you already know how…

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