Trillian SecureIM [Was: Re: [funsec] Ancheta denied bail/bond ]

Dude VanWinkle dudevanwinkle at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 19:58:42 CST 2005


Is there anything wrong with http://GAIM-Encryption.sourceforge.net ?

Thats all I use (after regenerating the key pair to 4096 that is
[never broke encryption before, and I am not all that good at math, so
I am not sure how effective of a deterrent this is])

-JP

On 11/9/05, Roland Dobbins <rdobbins at cisco.com> wrote:
>
> OTR:
>
> http://www.cypherpunks.ca/otr/
>
> On Nov 9, 2005, at 2:50 PM, David LaPorte wrote:
>
> > If both participants have the latest version of PGP Desktop
> > installed, it will transparently proxy and encrypt the session (AIM
> > works, but I'm not sure about the other big ones).  It does the
> > same for SMTP/POP/IMAP as well and works surprisingly well.  It's
> > not cheap, though :(
> >
> > Dave
> >
> > Fergie wrote:
> >> Trillian SecureIM?
> >> - ferg
> >> -- Paul Vixie <paul at vix.com> wrote:
> >> # "Do _you_ encrypt your IM's?"
> >> # -JP
> >> i won't use any I-M system except jabber.  the idea of sending my
> >> text
> >> through somebody else's server, especially yahoo/microsoft/google/aol
> >> who will do adword searches and data mining / list appending,
> >> makes me
> >> want to lunge for the circuit breaker.  yet millions of people do
> >> this,
> >> even the mostly-otherwise-smart ones who attend ietf/nanog/arin
> >> meetings
> >> and bring their mac/os/x laptops and think nothing of talking about
> >> customer proprietary information via their iChat clients.  ick,
> >> ick, ick.
> >> --
> >> "Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
> >>  Engineering Architecture for the Internet
> >>  fergdawg at netzero.net or fergdawg at sbcglobal.net
> >>  ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/
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