Hacktivismo launches ScatterChat

Hacktivismo, an international group of hackers, human rights workers, lawyers, and computer security experts announces the release of ScatterChat (www.scatterchat.com), a free, open source application designed to facilitate secure and private real-time communication over the Internet.

ScatterChat is unique in that it is intended for non-technical human rights activists and political dissidents operating behind oppressive national firewalls. It is an instant messaging client that provides end-to-end encryption over the Electronic Frontier Foundation-endorsed Tor network. Its security features include resiliency against partial compromise through perfect forward secrecy, immunity from replay attacks, and limited resistance to traffic analysis, all reinforced through a pro-actively secure design.