Silent Circles goes Silent
In what appears to be a rash of attacks on email encryption, another company called Silent Circles has shut down (similar reason as the others today) and they have DESTROYED THEIR SERVERS!

American Patriot Reality Check

In what appears to be a rash of attacks on email encryption, another company called Silent Circles has shut down (similar reason as the others today) and they have DESTROYED THEIR SERVERS!

To our Members:

  • Silent Circle has preemptively discontinued Silent Mail service to prevent spying.

    We designed our phone, video, and text services (Silent Phone, Text and Eyes) to be completely end-to-end secure with all cryptography done on the clients and our exposure to your data to be nil. The reasons are obvious — the less of your information we have, the better it is for you and for us.

    Silent Mail has thus always been something of a quandary for us. Email that uses standard Internet protocols cannot have the same security guarantees that real-time communications has. There are far too many leaks of information and metadata intrinsically in the email protocols themselves. Email as we know it…

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