Surespot is a messaging app for use on Android and iOS mobile phones. The app is a secure alternative to other messaging apps like WhatsApp, WeChat, Line, Facebook Messenger, Google Talk and Threma. Surespot uses end-to-end encryption, ensuring that messages are secure in transit.
Tool type: Messenger App
Ease of use: Surepot is easy to install, configure, maintain and troubleshoot
Open Source: Yes, GNU General Public License, version 3, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported
Encryption support: Yes, uses 256 bit AES-GCM encryption using keys created with 521 bit ECDH
Benefits: Surespot increases your privacy as it provides you with the opportunity to create pseudonymous accounts. The app does not require an email or mobile phone number to register. It allows you to have 3 separate active identities per mobile phone and allows you to delete messages after you send them from the receiver's device.
Limitations: Your password can't be recovered if it is forgotten.
Independent code audit: "None that we know of"
Cost: Free, Voice messaging support (in-app purchase of USD 1.99)
Compatibility: Android 2.3.3 or later, iOS 7.1 and later
Developed by: Surespot LLC
Version as of this writing: Android - 63, iOS - 11
Info last updated: 08 March 2016