offers end-to-end encryption and have a ‘Secret Chat‘ feature, that self-destruct messages after the conversation. The company is offering $200,000 Prize in Bitcoin to the first person to crack its Encryption.
“We support two layers of secure encryption (server-client and client-client). Our encryption is based on 256-bit symmetric AES encryption, RSA 2048 encryption and Diffie–Hellman secure key exchange.” Company states on their website.
Regular and Secret chats are encrypted, but during Secret chat no data stored on the company server.
There are a couple of more advantages Telegram brings which really are interesting. Telegram is free and an open source project, which means that the source code of the project is freely available, and according to their official website, ‘Telegram has an open API and protocol free for everyone‘.
You can also sync your contact list automatically and manually. German users have started a shift to Threema after Facebook’s acquisition and the app have become top paid app on the app store in Germany. Download Threema for iOS and Android.
4.) TextSecure & 5.) RedPhone
So, if you are also now planning to switch, get any of above best suitable mobile messaging application for you.