Intego today announced the launch of ChatBarrier X4, a new version of its software that works in conjunction with Apple’s iChat instant messaging software to provide two-way, real-time encryption of text chats, audio chats and file transfers. ChatBarrier X4 uses industry standard encryption that prevents hackers or unintended recipients from reading private messages. ChatBarrier X4 offers the following: seamless operation; full protection for instant messaging; instant encryption and decryption; industry standard encryption using AES or Blowfish encryption; encryption for audio chats; file transfer encryption; and a second license is included for free with the purchase of ChatBarrier X4, which is priced at US$39.95.