iOS app Signal promises free, 'strongly encrypted' mobile voice calls

Signal.


Signal.

The open source software group Open Whisper Systems has announced the release of Signal, "the first iOS app designed to enable easy, strongly encrypted voice calls for free."

Download it now for your iPhone. [Wired News]

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  1. I don't think there is any "easy" way to audit the code. And even if there was, you'd still need an NSA man-in-the-middle-proof way of getting the audited code, not an altered version.

    One thing recent revelations about the flaws in open source encryption and security projects have shown us it is that trivial seeming, easily overlooked code problems - deliberate or accidental - can utterly compromise communications security.

  2. That’s quite the contact list.

  3. p96 says:

    <em voice="announcer">Download now to generate salacious conversations for the NSA to decode. Now featuring these tantalizing topics: Grocery Lists, When You’ll Be Home from Work, Who’s Picking Up the Kids?, and Grandpa’s Kidney Stones!</em>

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