Category Archive: Secure Connection

X-IM

X-IM is a free Secure Instant Messaging (IM) and Chat program which lets you communicate with anyone on the Internet securely, using 256-bit Strong Encryption. Standard Features Secure Instant Messaging – Send instant messages to any other X-IM user. If the remote user is not online (or has their computer off, etc.) the message will …

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stunnel

The stunnel program is designed to work as an SSL encryption wrapper between remote client and local (inetd-startable) or remote server. It can be used to add SSL functionality to commonly used inetd daemons like POP2, POP3, and IMAP servers without any changes in the programs’ code. Stunnel uses OpenSSL libraries for cryptography, so it …

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OpenSSL

The OpenSSL Project is a collaborative effort to develop a robust, commercial-grade, full-featured, and Open Source toolkit implementing the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL v2/v3) and Transport Layer Security (TLS v1) protocols as well as a full-strength general purpose cryptography library. Download OpenSSL

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GNU Privacy Guard

GnuPG is the GNU project’s complete and free implementation of the OpenPGP standard as defined by RFC4880 . GnuPG allows to encrypt and sign your data and communication, features a versatile key management system as well as access modules for all kinds of public key directories. GnuPG, also known as GPG, is a command line …

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PuTTY

PuTTY is a free implementation of Telnet and SSH for Windows and Unix platforms, along with an xterm terminal emulator. It is written and maintained primarily by Simon Tatham. Supported OS: Linux , Windows (all versions) Download PuTTY free from Here (All versions)

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Pidgin-Paranoia – The pidgin one-time pad plugin

Pidgin–paranoia is a plug-in for Pidgin (formerly known as Gaim) that provides information-theoretically secure encrypted conversations using one-time pads. Because the plugin uses a one-time pad where the secrect key has the same length as the message and the key is only used once, the encryption is information-theoretically secure. This means that from the encrypted …

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Off-the-Record Messaging

Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging allows you to have private conversations over instant messagin. Main Features: Encryption: No one else can read your instant messages. Authentication: You are assured the correspondent is who you think it is. Deniability: The messages you send do not have digital signatures that are checkable by a third party. Anyone can forge …

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Pidgin-Encryption

Pidgin-Encryption transparently encrypts your instant messages with RSA encryption. Easy-to-use, but very secure. Features include: Automatically creates a public/private key pair for you upon loading the plugin Automatically transmits your public key to other users. Supports 512 – 4096 bit keys. Saves keys of known users, and warns you if their public key has changed. …

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I2P

I2P is an anonymizing network, offering a simple layer that identity-sensitive applications can use to securely communicate. All data is wrapped with several layers of encryption, and the network is both distributed and dynamic, with no trusted parties. Many applications are available that interface with I2P, including mail, peer-peer, IRC chat, and others. The I2P …

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Pidgin

Pidgin is an easy to use and free chat client used by millions. Connect to AIM, MSN, Yahoo, and more chat networks all at once. Pidgin and Finch ship with a large collection of officially supported plugins which modify standard behavior in a number of ways. You can manage available plugins by accessing the “Tools” …

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Hotspot Shield

Hotspot Shield creates a virtual private network (VPN) between your laptop or iPhone and our Internet gateway. This impenetrable tunnel prevents snoopers, hackers, ISP’s, from viewing your web browsing activities, instant messages, downloads, credit card information or anything else you send over the network. Hotspot Shield security application is free to download, employs the latest …

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