osOpinion: Carnivore 'No Problem' for New E-Mail EncryptionJun 18, 2001, 02:59 (3 Talkback[s])
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osOpinion writes up Cryptobox, which came up on Friday in conjunction with the halt of Linux-based versions of Zero-Knowledge's Freedom Internet Privacy Suite. Cryptobox is intended to provide secure instant messaging with the possibility of extending it to basic file-sharing and Voice over IP.
"Normal encryption methods are rather cumbersome, involving two people using compatible software who must exchange "keys," or pieces of code for each exchange. There are also secure e-mail services that have encryption built into Web browsers.