Keybase overview and registration with a virtual number

Keybase is an open-source messenger designed for both PCs and smartphones, utilizing open-key encryption to ensure communication is entirely confidential. The messenger guarantees that your chats remain unreadable even to developers.

Key Features of Keybase


1. The interface is convenient and intuitive, with well-thought-out tabs, settings, and panels.

2. Communication with people from different countries without requiring their phone number or email address.

3. Group communication and the use of # and @ tags for easy searching.

4. Free download.

5. Ad-free usage.

6. Accessible from multiple platforms, including Chrome, Firefox, Linux, Windows, Android, and iOS.

7. Open-source code available on GitHub.

8. Tor command line support.

9. Native notification support.

10. Secure communication with users from Facebook, Twitter, GitHub, Reddit, and Hacker News.

11. Automatic data synchronization across your devices.

12. Media attachment support.

The messenger ensures user anonymity. To enhance data security further, it is recommended to register a profile using a virtual number. This also allows you to create an unlimited number of accounts. Registering a profile with such a number when downloading the application helps eliminate the possibility of using personal data.


Buying a Virtual Phone Number for Keybase Registration

Numerous services specialize in selling virtual numbers, created explicitly for activations. One such service, with prices starting from 1 ruble per number, is Obtaining a virtual number here usually takes no more than 5 minutes, including registration and balance top-up in a way convenient for you. You can also choose the desired country and mobile operator. The acquired number allows you to register not only on Keybase but also on other messengers or trading platforms.


Detailed Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Buy a Virtual Number


1. Register on the website.

2.  «Top up balance» from the menu on the right and deposit the required amount.

3. Specify the country and operator.

4. Choose «Keybase» and click «Get number».

5. The virtual number for receiving SMS is purchased; now you can enter it during registration and click «Next».

6. Copy the received code.

7. The new profile is created.

Conclusion: Creating a new profile, including purchasing a virtual number, took approximately 3-4 minutes. Remember the password, and you can use the messenger while maintaining complete anonymity.


Last year, Zoom acquired Keybase for the purpose of implementing end-to-end encryption. The need for this arose after Zoom faced a significant amount of negative reviews due to a low level of security. This acquisition marked Zoom's first purchase since its founding in 2012, with the deal's official value undisclosed. Keybase gained serious attention in 2015 when it attracted investments of $10.8 million.