[messaging] BabelCrypt: The Universal Encryption Layer for Mobile Messaging Applications

Nathan of Guardian nathan at guardianproject.info
Fri Dec 19 07:01:38 PST 2014

On Fri, Dec 19, 2014, at 09:40 AM, Wasa Bee wrote:
> This [0] may of interest to people implementing secure IM. Instead of
> creating an IM app from scratch and hoping for wide adoption, babelcrypt
> is a keyboard app. One installed an an android smartphone, the keyboard
> passes encrypted data to an existing IM app such as whatsapp or Fb
> messenger. Using certain android APIs, it can also access content on the
> screen to display received messages.
> [0]
> http://www.iseclab.org/people/mweissbacher/publications/babelcrypt_fc.pdf

I'm really glad someone finally attempted this. It is something I new
was possible, but not sure how usable it would be. Definitely, an
interesting approach.

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