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ConnectyCube has added End-to-end encryption via OTR

Posted by Charlie on August 20, 2018

Hi,

We have great news today – ConnectyCube has added End-to-end encryption via OTR!

Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging allows you to have private conversations over instant messaging by providing:

  • 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 messages after a conversation to make them look like they came from you. However, during a conversation, your correspondent is assured the messages he sees are authentic and unmodified.
  • Perfect forward secrecy: If you lose control of your private keys, no previous conversation is compromised.

You can check more information how to implement this functionality in our documentation.

Your feedback is highly appreciated!