Personal e-mail encryption techniques

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PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) and S/MIME are two techniques which can be used to encrypt e-mail.
End to end encryption of e-mail is required to hide communication between two individuals completely from any servers which may be involved in the delivery of the mail.
I could do a step-by-step setup of PGP, but then again, this is not a DIY site.

Instead, I shall be posting DIY info on how to do PGP over GMail, the e-mail which most people use anyway.
 

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My ardent prayer to all Deshbhakts is to switch to encrypted communication channels and encourage people you love and trust to switch to the same.
Very soon, left wing terrorists will brand anyone with a swatch of conservative thought as a terrorist, and they will let lose the whole counter terrorism eco-system against conservative thought. So, use the encryption techniques terrorists(legal ones) use.
Use PGP.
 

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Installing FlowCrypt Browser Extension

This assumes you already have Google Chrome (or Firefox) installed.
With FlowCrypt, encrypting and decrypting happens on your device. This means that you will have to install FlowCrypt on each device you want to send and receive encrypted messages from.
Go to flowcrypt.com and click Get Chrome Extension:
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On Chrome Web Store, click Add to Chrome:
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Click the
puzzle icon in the top right corder of your browser then click the
FlowCrypt icon to set up FlowCrypt:


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If this is your very first time using FlowCrypt, you will be presented with two choices add see screenshot below:
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If this is the first time you are using encryption on this account, click New Encryption Key.


Else if you have used OpenPGP encryption software from another vendor in the past and want to import your previous private key, see Use My Own Private Key.
 

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How well do encryption services work? It seems to me that it is better to use trusted instant messengers for confidential correspondence.
 

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PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) and S/MIME are two techniques which can be used to encrypt e-mail.
End to end encryption of e-mail is required to hide communication between two individuals completely from any servers which may be involved in the delivery of the mail.
I could do a step-by-step setup of PGP, but then again, this is not a DIY site.

Instead, I shall be posting DIY info on how to do PGP over GMail, the e-mail which most people use anyway.
there is private encrypted mail and cloud storage https://beeble.com/en , it works on the principle of distribution and decentralization of infrastructure for encrypted data storage. All information is protected and geographically duplicated in several countries.
 

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there is private encrypted mail and cloud storage https://beeble.com/en , it works on the principle of distribution and decentralization of infrastructure for encrypted data storage. All information is protected and geographically duplicated in several countries.
I went through the site, and found out to be very cryptic. There is no mentions of underlying technologies. It does not appear to be point to point either. If it is and i am missing something, enlighten me.
 

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I went through the site, and found out to be very cryptic. There is no mentions of underlying technologies. It does not appear to be point to point either. If it is and i am missing something, enlighten me.
in fact, if you go to the FAQ section, there is a mention of basic technologies and specific proven algorithms developed based on open source code
 

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I went through the site, and found out to be very cryptic. There is no mentions of underlying technologies. It does not appear to be point to point either. If it is and i am missing something, enlighten me.
I just had a look at their website and I love that I can send encrypted emails to traditional emails. I am also very happy that email had private key for encrypting letters, but there is little commercial information on what they are trying to achieve or I can’t just find it. What do you think about them?
 

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I just had a look at their website and I love that I can send encrypted emails to traditional emails. I am also very happy that email had private key for encrypting letters, but there is little commercial information on what they are trying to achieve or I can’t just find it. What do you think about them?
Just that, that there is little information on what they are trying to achieve. Also I couldn't find the exact encryption ciphers used. Help us dig this information up, could give this a try!
 

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How well do encryption services work? It seems to me that it is better to use trusted instant messengers for confidential correspondence.
If you use open pgp or s/mime encryption, they work very well.
For IM, use Omemo encypted messages, apps like Dino, Conversations work very well over XMPP.
 

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If you use open pgp or s/mime encryption, they work very well.
For IM, use Omemo encypted messages, apps like Dino, Conversations work very well over XMPP.
found information in their How it works section that they use PGP signature authentication: “messages are encrypted using the PGP algorithm with a key length of 4096 bits. The password is hashed using the Argon2 algorithm”.
What do you think, is argon2 better than bcrypt and SHA256?
 

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