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Use Telegram, Luke! :-) It's almost perfect. The only thing I can imagine that could make it better is an option to sort its contacts list manually.

>It's almost perfect

All it needs is research-verified encryption!

Oh, come on! The $200000 bounty for breaking Telegram encryption is there forever. SHA-1 BTC piƱata was broken in 2017[1], and MTproto still stands.

[1] https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=13714987

Russian government needed to use it's leverage on a telco to break into political activist's Telegrams[2] about the same time some script kiddies easily broke into dozen of celebs' iClouds.

[2] https://www.ft.com/content/74d5ce00-12dd-11e6-839f-292294709...

Using phishing and other social engineering to steal passwords is unrelated to breaking crypto.

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