Ever since Edward Snowden revealed the abusive extent of government monitoring and Facebook bought WhatsApp Messenger, privacy issues have been a known terror when it comes to communications applications. A number of apps have come forward to address this security issue with private and secure messaging or calling and developer Rockliffe has just done the same with Stealth Messenger, an app that it claims is the “most secure & unbreakable messaging app in
The app, available initially on Android but coming soon to iOS, increases the competition to provide secure communications even further. Apps such as the recently launched cameoNet and Threema have also offered more security in messaging. Even BlackBerry has jumped into the space with BBM Protected.
So what sets Stealth apart from the others?
Simple messaging with advanced security
Stealth was designed to accept no compromises, according to Rockliffe. The company aimed to deliver the most advanced security and privacy controls while keeping Stealth Messenger as simple and easy to use as WhatsApp.
Stealth does not save any messages or photos on the server, nor does it upload your address book or any other information from your phone to the server. The app incorporates an additional 3-layers of security to make data such as messages, pictures, and even the display impossible to read or be intercepted by others. This means that only the sender and the recipient of a chat session can read the whole content of the conversation.
Stealth also includes a Snapchat-like timer, allowing you to set your secret and important messages and photos to be deleted after a set time.
So if you’re in the market for a more secure messaging experience and none of the other apps have offered what you’re looking for, you may want to give Stealth a try. It can be downloaded via Google Play. The iPhone version is coming soon.