We live in an age of internet surveillance and data logging. Agencies and government organizations often want access to private communications;
To tackle such issues, there has been a rise in secure messaging apps. These apps focus on keeping your privacy intact with a feature called end-to-end encryption (E2E).
A message is end-to-end encrypted if your service provider cannot open it on their servers, i.e., only the people you are communicating with can access the message. Neither the government nor the developers can access it.
If confidentiality is critical for your communication, check out this list of some of the best encrypted messaging apps for Android and iOS platforms.
10 Best Encrypted Messaging Apps
- Signal Private Messenger
- Wickr Me
- Viber Messenger
Status and Dust are the most secure messaging apps since they do not collect any data. However, if considering other factors like the number of users, features available etc, Signal and Telegram are a also good.