Encipher it : Encrypt Your Emails and Messages in Google Chrome


The latest PRISM scandal has revealed a lot about the threats to our privacy online . If you are using Facebook , Gmail or any other free services . Chances are there that your private data is being spied upon without your knowledge by the NSA . Just after the exposure of PRISM , secure and private search engines like DuckDuckGo saw a more than 50 percent  increase in traffic . This really shows that people are really concerned about their privacy online . Even Operating systems like Gnome have already included DuckDuckGo as the default search engine in their web browsers . It is high time now and you should be worried about protecting your identity online .

The internet is not secure now . Before the PRISM scandal by NSA , internet users used many countermeasures to protect their data from hackers and threats online . Now when the Governments have started spying upon the people online , It’s time to take measure to protect one’s privacy online . Lets learn about a very easy and basic method to encrypt your messages and emails in Google chrome using a free Plugin called Encipher it .

Encipher it , a very useful plugin for encrypting emails and messages within Google chrome . it is a one click solution to encrypt all your messages and emails online . Encipher uses AES protection and PBKDF2key generation to encrypt your sensitive data . when you send an encrypted mail or message with Encipher it , only the recipient of the mail or message can decipher it with the correct password . Just type in your message and click the Encipher it plugin in Google chrome to encrypt a message with a password and your message is NSA proof . Lets learn how to use encipher it with Google Chrome .

How to Install Encipher it in Google chrome

  • Open Google Chrome and install Encipher it .
  • After installing Encipher it , Restart the Google Chrome browser .
  • Now Encipher it is ready to encrypt all your private messages and emails .

How to encrypt messages and emails with Encipher it

  • Open Gmail in Google chrome browser and compose a mail .

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  • Click on the Encipher it logo beside the search bar in Google chrome .
  • From the drop down list , click Encipher it .

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  • Enter an encryption key in the input box that appears and click on Encipher it .

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  • Click no when the plugin asks to convert the encrypted text into a short link .

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  • Now your message is encrypted . Click on send to deliver your message .

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How to Decipher messages and emails with Encipher it

Encrypting emails and messages with Encipher is a very easy task . You need to share the encryption key with your friend , which will help him to decipher the message and read it . there are two ways to decipher encrypted messages and emails with Encipher it . You can decipher the messages and emails using the plugin in Google chrome or you can visit Encipher it’s website to decipher the message .

Decipher using Google chrome Plugin

  • Open the encrypted mail in Google chrome .
  • Click the Encipher it logo beside the search bar and select Encipher it .

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  • When asked for the decryption key , type the encryption key and click decipher it .

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  • Now the message will be deciphered and read by your friends .

Alternatively you can visit the Encipher it website and copy over the encrypted message in the text box and click decrypt . enter the encryption key and the message will be deciphered .

Encipher it also has an application for windows users with cloud storage of 10 GB but it is not free . The Encipher it application has to be purchased for $7.77 for a cloudless version or $33.33 for a Pro version with cloud storage . For normal users the free service is more than enough .

So we have learned a basic level encryption method to encrypt our private messages and emails . Do try it out and lets us know how it was useful to you .

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Lovejeet is a Proud Geek and tech. enthusiast, who is ardent to learn more about the technology that surrounds us. He loves to tinker around with his gadgets and when he find something new and exciting, he shares it with you on this blog. Last but not the least he is a true gamer by heart. Connect with him on and Twitter

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