ISIS OpSec Manual Recommends Protonmail, Signal

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  1. cb474

    cb474 Registered Member

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    Did people see this story that the ISIS OpSec manual, which they basically lifted from a Kuwaiti security firm, recommends the use of Protonmail specifically, as well as Signal, and other security technologies we all know and love?

    http://www.wired.com/2015/11/isis-o...ls-reveal-terrorist-group-security-protocols/

    I suppose it should come as no surprise. One thing it does drive home for me is that the NSA, et al, must be monitoring all traffic coming in and out of Protonmail's servers. That was probably already true, but it really drives the point home.

    I continue to have mixed feelings about Protonmail, Tutanota, etc., because although great for encrypted communication, if you use it as a general email address and of course most people don't have encryption, then it means you are probably heightening the surveillance of your non-encrtyped email.
     
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    Let's keep the discussions confined to software alone.
     
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