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Five secure chat apps that don't cost a dime

ChatSecure

ChatSecure is an open source chat app for both Android and iOS that uses Off-the-Record (OTR) Messaging over XMMP. You can use this app to chat via your preexisting accounts (Google Chat, Facebook Chat, VKontakte, Yandex, Hyves, Odnoklassniki, StudiVZ, Livejournal, Jabber, and more).


By Jack Wallen

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