This One Goes to 414

In my previous post about cipher suites, I said that we were going to get a new elliptic curve for Silent Circle systems to use. Dan and Tanja have completed their work on our new curve and published details on their SafeCurves website. They call the curve Curve3617...

Why can’t email be secure?

Coming on the heels of our announcement that we had shut down our Silent Mail service, we received a comment about securing email communications. In a recent press release, your company stated it was impossible to secure email communication ‘as we know...

What Happened With ZRTP This Week

On Monday, June 24, Mark Dowd of Azimuth Security contacted us because he found some bugs in Werner Dittmann’s Open Source ZRTP library, hereafter called ZRTPCPP. We use ZRTPCPP in Silent Phone, and it is also used in a number of other VOIP systems. Werner consults...