Only 6 Messaging Apps Are Truly Secure
It’s slim pickings for mobile users who want truly secure messaging: According to the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), only six applications pass the security test.
EFF examined 39 services—including popular tools from Apple, Google, Facebook, BlackBerry, Microsoft, and Yahoo.
For many people, a smartphone is their main interface for checking e-mail, but the native mail app bundled with phones often doesn’t deliver the features that users demand. Luckily, there is no shortage of alternatives.
Recently, Google unveiled an app meant to make managing Gmail easier. Although it’s pretty, Inbox has not found favour with all users. Indeed, it’s not only aesthetics that make an e-mail app great.
We have curated a list of five of our favourite apps. Try them all, or pick only one.