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Not all encrypted messaging apps are created equal. Some guarantee better security levels, while others may be more practical to use for you and your collaborators.

To help you navigate the confusing world of encrypted messaging, Josh Lake put together this helpful guide on how to choose your perfect app, published by Comparitech.

"One of the most important features for a secure app is end-to-end encryption. When this is implemented along with best security practices, it makes it essentially impossible for anyone to access data that travels between the app on your phone and your recipient’s app. This means that neither the criminals nor the government can access any data or messages in transit over the service," he writes.

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