When notes are sent to the server, they're transferred through SSLsecure socket layerThe standard technology for keeping an internet connection secure and safeguarding any sensitive data that is being sent between two systems
source: https://www.websecurity.digicert.com/en/ca/security-topics/what-is-ssl-tls-https. Within the server, notes will be stored in plain text. For an added layer of security, end-to-end encryption can be enabledEnd to end encryption in Fleeting NotesPrivacy and security are a big concern for many users. Especially with something as personal as note-taking this is doubly important. In a survey within my discord channel, for every person that wanted markdown support in Fleeting Notes, 7 people wanted end-to-end encryption. With such high demand for E2EE, I had no choice but to work hard to add this crucial feature into the application.
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Enabling E2EE in Fleeting Notes
1. Navigate to the settings in the Fle. This makes notes inaccessible by us or any potential eavesdroppers such as your internet service provider.
We use industry-standard AES-256 to encrypt your data for E2EEend-to-end encryptionEnd-to-end encryption (E2EE) is a method of secure communication that prevents third parties from accessing data while it's transferred from one end system or device to another.
Source: https://www.techtarget.com/searchsecurity/definition/end-to-end-encryption-E2EE#:~:text=End%2Dto%2Dend%20encryption%20(E2EE)%20is%20a%20method,intended%20recipient%20can%20decrypt%20it.. AES-256 is a military-grade encryption specification that's widely used in for example online banking.