Mujahedeen Secrets

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Mujahedeen Secrets (transliterated Arabic: Asrar al-Mujahedeen) is an encryption program for Microsoft Windows. It was publicly offered to supporters of Al-Qaeda as a tool to protect the confidentiality of their electronic messages. [1] The authors of the software are anonymous.


The software allows users to encrypt and decrypt text messages and files with a range of encryption techniques. This is primarily to ensure that any parties intercepting the messages during transmission, such as via Internet e-mail or cellphone, cannot easily view the message's contents.

Software releases[edit]

  • First release: In 2007, the Global Islamic Media Front, the propaganda arm of Al Qaeda and other Islamic terrorist groups, announced the release of the Mujahedeen Secrets software.
  • Second release: In 2008, an updated version, Mujahideen Secrets 2, was released, offering further encryption methods.


  1. ^ Schmiitt, Eric. "Qaeda Plot Leak Has Undermined U.S. Intelligence". New York Times. Retrieved 14 May 2014.