Re: Secure Instant MessagingFrom: Anthony Ogden (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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From: Anthony Ogden <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: "John Ellingsworth" <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: Secure Instant Messaging Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 20:22:50 +0100 Message-ID: <045eb49131909a1PCOW024M@blueyonder.co.uk>
Thanks everyone, I have the url for the MSN PGP-plugin so I will suggest this
PGP plugin to the people using MSN.
I was emailed some URLs, but I'm not sure they went to this list, so if it
helps anyone else here are URLs:
Writeup for using/securing MSN Messenger:
Thanks to Kurt for the links and information. Cheers mate.
On Tuesday 09 October 2001 7:47 pm, John Ellingsworth wrote:
> NNIM - No-Name Instant Messenger.
> Available at:
> John Ellingsworth
> Virtual Curriculum
> Project Leader
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Saturday, October 06, 2001 4:38 AM
> Subject: Secure Instant Messaging
> > I was just reading an article on SearchHound relating to Instant
> > Messaging and the fact that most of the mainstream IMs are easily
> > snooped upon, a worrying fact seeing as I know a lot of
> > organisations frequently instant message across regional offices,
> > witness the fact I regularly walk in on the techies and find them
> > communicating via MSN Messenger to other far off offices
> > frequently.
> > I've know something like Jabber may be a viable alternative with
> > security in mind, does anyone have any experience of running a
> > Jabber IM Server or any useful tips/programs they have used in the
> > past to ensure secure Instant Messaging through the organisation
> > rather than public services such as MSN ??
> > Are there some good reliable 'secure' public IM Servers for use
> > with secure clients if I can't run my own?