Nowadays, it’s so easy to send messages online. You can send a message via email, instant messenger and even via SNS. The thing is you can’t always rely on these channels to safely deliver your message especially when it’s confidential. Fortunately, there’s a way to keep your messages safe and that is to encrypt them first before you send them over to your contacts.
If you’re still new to this concept, you can start by learning how to create and send encrypted text and images online. So here’s how.
How to create and send encrypted text and images online
- Open a web browser. You may choose any browser but it would be best if you can use Chrome or Firefox.
- Now, go ahead and click this link to open the homepage of “Cryptbin” – a free online web app that lets you send encrypted messages via private or public link.
- Once you’re on Cryptbin, type your message on the empty text field. In your message, you can include source codes, emoji emoticons, markdowns, Twitter handles, email addresses and even active links.
- Now, if you want to attach images to your message, you may also do so. Just drag and drop the images that you want into the empty text field.
- Once you’re done, click the “Create Encrypted Paste” button right below the text field.
- The web app will then encrypt your message and you can immediately share it online via email, SNS, instant message, etc. You may also choose whether to send the encrypted message via public or private link. Just copy that link and paste it to your preferred messaging channel.
- If you opt to send the encrypted message via private link, your recipient will be asked to enter the encryption key. So make sure that your recipient gets the correct encryption key.
It’s as simple as that.