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A new security vulnerability has been discovered in PGP (and GPG) that affects a range of email clients and plugins. To protect yourself, EFF highly recommends that for now you uninstall or disable your PGP email plug-in. #efail 1/4…
Here are instructions for disabling the Enigmail or GPGTools plug-ins in some common email clients:
Apple Mail:…
More details about the vulnerability will be made public on 2018-05-15 07:00 UTC. We will release more explanations and analysis then.
For now, do not decrypt encrypted PGP messages that you receive using your email client. Instead, use non-email based messaging platforms, like Signal, for your encrypted messaging needs.
EFF took a close look at the #efail PGP vulnerability. Here’s how it works in plain-as-possible language, and why we’ve recommended—for now—users disable PGP email plugins.…
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