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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)

Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) Pretty Good Privacy or PGP is a popular program used to encrypt and decrypt email over the Internet, as well as authenticate messages with digital signatures and encrypted stored files. Previously available as freeware and now only available as a low-cost commercial version, PGP was once the most widely used privacy-ensuring program by individuals and is also used by many corporations. It was developed by Philip R. Zimmermann in 1991 and has become a de facto standard for email security. How PGP works Pretty Good Privacy uses a variation of the public key system. In this...

from The Puchi Herald Magazine