Encrypt your instant messages with Gaim

Friday, 19 January 2007, 9:45 PM EST

You're instant messaging your wife from the office and you'd rather the IT guys weren't privy to the conversation. You're IM'ing a potential investor about your stealth startup at the coffee shop. These are just two scenarios when you might want to keep your instant messages from prying eyes.

Using free, open source IM software, you can obscure the contents of your instant message conversations as they travel over the wire. Read on for the details on how to encrypt your sensitive IM's with the excellent open source instant messenger client Gaim.

At Lifehacker.

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