Popular encrypted email standards are unsafe – European researchers

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – European researchers have found that the popular PGP and S/MIME email encryption standards are vulnerable to being hacked, leading them to urge people using them to disable and uninstall them immediately.


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Popular encrypted email standards are unsafe: researchers

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – European researchers have found that the popular PGP and S/MIME email encryption standards are vulnerable to being hacked and they urge users to disable and uninstall them immediately.


Original URL: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/technologyNews/~3/kY2hA4DDjec/popular-encrypted-email-standards-are-unsafe-researchers-idUSKCN1IF1LL

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How to Secure Your Email Now That PGP Is Compromised

If you’ve been using PGP—short for Pretty Good Privacy—to send and receive encrypted emails, it might be time to switch to a different service to maintain the privacy of your communications. A brand-new vulnerability, hilariously called EFAIL, can reveal the contents of your emails (even older emails, in certain…Read more…


Original URL: https://lifehacker.com/how-to-secure-your-email-now-that-pgp-is-compromised-1826008338

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