Lavabit, secure email? Hardly, says infosec wizard Moxie Marlinspike

Claims of multiple security measures just ‘promises,’ researcher claims: Former Lavabit proprietor Ladar Levison claims the new Dark Mail initiative he’s cooking up with the team from Silent Circle will enable email that’s virtually spy-proof, but according to at least one expert, the original Lavabit service was never all that secure to begin with.