Decentralized Key Servers Are Dead

This blog post examines options to retire the Web-of-Trust (WoT) and the SKS key pool Recap: The WoT is a decentralized trust model that was created »

Whiteout Mail 1.0 and Security Audit by Cure53

As we started closing in on version 1.0, there was one more item on the roadmap: A security audit by a reputable source. A trusted »

Why Alice has a problem if Bob can't encrypt

I listened to many good talks at the 31st Chaos Communication Congress in Hamburg (GER) last December. I was especially impressed by "Crypto Tales from the »

How we operate

The Snowden publications gave rise to a new breed of applications and services, most of which follow Bruce Schneier's advice: "Encrypt everything". Still, not all of »