Tag: anonymouse IM

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 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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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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