PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) is a computer program for encryption and decryption of data that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication.

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Is it possible to encrypt only certain data when a laptop hibernates?

I would like to achieve protection from both ends of the spectrum: On the one end you have the need to protect the sensitive data on the laptop. Encryption of the system disk means the data will be ...
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Can I sign my emails with both S/MIME and PGP/GPG?

And if it possible, is there any benefit from doing so in one order or the other? signWithSMIME(signWithPGP(message)) versus signWithPGP(signWithSMIME(message)) Also, are there any reason not to ...
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How can I determine what encryption algorithm someone used if I have their PGP Key ID and Fingerprint?

I just learned how to lookup a user's info on pgp.mit.edu. Is there some way to determine what algorithm the user is using?
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What's a good example of showcasing the advantage of gnupg2 over gnupg?

Q1) What's a good example of showcasing the advantage of gnupg2 over gnupg? Q2) I'm trying to build encryption into a small piece of software for internal project management. Is gnupg a good tool to ...
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Encrypted email archive with encryption on client, not server

Even though most of my email is coming in un-encrypted, I want to store it on a server somewhere in encrypted form. Is there any solution available that encrypts on the client so that a compromised ...
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Fix timestamp of self signature on PGP public key

I accidentally changed configuration of my pgp key while my system didn't have the correct clock. And I uploaded my key to key servers. Now every time I try to download my key from key servers or even ...
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GPG giving bad signature when email is downloaded as .eml

I'm trying to test whether someone with a copy of my public gpg key can verify a signed email that they receive from me. I'm using two computers for this. On the first, I have my key generated and ...
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Recipient ID asked whie using Symmetric encryption with GnuPG

I'm trying to encrypt a file using AES algo and sign it using my private key in GPG. The command I'm using is gpg --encrypt --symmetric --cipher-algo aes256 --armor --sign input-file It asks me for ...
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Verify signed file using GPG by passing in signature hosted online rather than stored locally (i.e. in keyring)?

Is it possible to pass the URL of a GnuPG signature when executing a verify query against a signed file? For example, instead of: gpg --verify file.txt Is there a variation of something like: gpg ...
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PGP Public Key expiration GPG

I'm in the process of importing a public key from a business partner. We have always use GPG and never had a problem. I’m importing this key using: gpg --import "FileName.asc" gpg: key AC260214: ...
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PGP: encrypt all parts as one or each separate

When I receive emails in my K9-Mail on Android with APG installed some mails I can press "decrypt" right away inside the email, to read it, and some others, I only get the encrypted message as an ...
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Errors generating gpg keypair

I posted this originally on stackoverflow, but was told that it was offtopic and this would be the better place to post it, so I am reposting it here and deleting my original topic. I have a rather ...
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PGP Decryption with plain text key only.

I have been given a gpg file and a plain text key. I was expecting an .asc file. What would the syntax be to decrypt this file with a plain text key. For example: pgp --decrypt filename.gpg keyname ...
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pgp semaphores management on linux

I've an issue with pgp semaphores management. As far as I see pgp (version 6.5.8) creates 4 semaphores while starting to encrypt the file but only 2 of them are then destroyed at the end. To ...
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GPG: Different trust “categories”

I'm getting started with GPG and sent my key to the PGP Global Directory. When I verified my email address, they signed my key, and I've got a question. In one case, I might not really care about ...
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GnuPG — encrypt already signed message

I'm working on a program that encrypts email after receiving so that at least it can be stored encrypted on the receiving mail server (although still would be transmitted in plain text). While it is ...
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PGP encrypted external Toshiba drive

I encrypted my external hard drive, a 350 GB Toshiba with PGP disk encryption and i forgot the password. Question: Is it possible to use a brute force attack (considering i know part of the password), ...
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PGP on linux suse

The following script works on a windows server : pgp --encrypt TESTDIR\TESTPgp.txt -r issucnc Exit How would I make the same code to work on a linux server if I wanted to transfer a file from linux ...
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Can't check PGP signature for the Linux kernel source package

Just now I downloaded the latest Linux kernel from the official site. With it I downloaded the .sign file. I found instructions on-line for how to check the file against the PGP signature. It's the ...
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PGP encrypted mails look so awful in the gmail-plain-text-editor

I run Firefox on OpenSUSE 13. 1 I want to send mails to my friend and they are encrypted. But if I use Gmail and switch to plain-text then the mails look so awful to me. (see below) And the ...
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Send email via Thunderbird (Enigmail) as HTML

I'm having a problem that I want to use Thunderbird in combination with the Enigmail addodn to send and recieve emails that are enrypted by PGP. I can already view emails that are sent to me as HTML, ...
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Windows 7 slowly freezing (app by app)

I think this is different from other "win 7 freeze" questions. :) I consider myself pretty experienced user but this is just too much for me. Let me explain what happens: Some program freezes ...
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How to customize Seahorse plugin behavior in Nautilus?

I use Fedora 14. The seahorse-plugins package adds a nifty context menu option in Nautilus that allows you to encrypt/decrypt files easily with your GPG key. But is it possible to customize its ...
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When adding a gpg key with homedir parameter error

When adding a key using the cmd Gpg2 –-homedir . –-gen-key And Im getting the error Can’t connect to the agent: Invalid value passed to IPC This is something to do with the homedir parameter ...
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How to link .asc / .pgp / etc. files with Kleopatra on Windows?

Having an *.asc or *.pgp file on e-mail attachments displayed in Thunderbird, but also having files with these extensions on the harddrive: How do I link them with Kleopatra (always open with), on ...
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Possible to Load/Unload DiskDrive Filter Driver On-The-Fly Without Restarting?

As the title implies, I want to know if I can load or unload a diskdrive filter driver without restarting the machine and have the change take effect immediately. I'm doing this in a WinPE ...
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Export P12 from GnuPG for PDF signing field

It seems to be possible to export a PGP .asc file to .p12, but I'm unable to use the generated .p12 file for a signature field in a PDF file. Is there a way to export it so it's usable for that field, ...
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Encrypt Lightning event invite mails with pgp

I use Thunderbirds/Icedoves Lightning add-on to manage my calendar, tasks and notes. When creating an event I can add attendees and send invitations to them, but they won't use their public pgp keys ...
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Use RSA keypair for PGP encrypt and decrypt

I use PKI smartcard. I generated public and private key on my smartcard and store keys in it. I want use these keys for PGP encryption and decryption. However, I don't know Can I make this?
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Enigmail stopped working: KEYEXPIRED/SIGEXPIRED

Since a recent update I cant send encrypted mail with thunderbird and the enigmail plugin anymore. Whenever I try to send the mail, and enter the passphrase for my key, I get the following error ...
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GnuTLS test 'chat' equivalent of OpenSSL s_client s_server

How can I set up a test encrypted "chat" with GnuTLS, equivalent to the OpenSSL s_client and s_server using GPG credentials? I would like to tell GnuTLS-serv and -cli to use keys generated with GPG ...
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Encrypt nullmailer/ssmtp using PGP?

I need smtp for mdadm and other alerts but i don't want to maintain my own postifix/dovecot is there an easy way to automatically encrypt mail with PGP and send it out using an external SMTP and then ...
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how to create and use sub keys with PGP?

let's say i wish to have forward secrecy with PGP, that requires me to create multiple sub keys to be used and destroyed accordingly, how should i do it?
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How to get PGP encryption status of MAC from commandline

I encrypted my mac using symantec product, Encryption Desktop. I am getting the status from commandline using pgpwde --status But some times i am unable to get output of this command....
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PGP - encrypt file passing only file and public key as parameters

Security noob here.. We need to encrypt a file before sending it to vendor. They gave us their public key .asc file. I want to encrypt using just minimum required parameters as pseudocode below : ...
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OS X disk encryption with GPG

OS X has it's own encryption solution FileVault. It encrypts all data with AES. Is it possible to encrypt disk with PGP cypher with FileVault or GnuPG?
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Can't decrypt immediately after encryption

I want to use GPG to create an encyrpted backup. I am testing the encryption before I use it and it's not working like I expect. I am using this script to test it: gpg --gen-key gpg --encrypt $0 ...
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Can I use a pair of subkeys in isolation, without the master key

I understand that upon generation, I get a Master signing key (alpha), and I get a encryption subkey (beta 1). If I create two keys, beta 2 sign-only and beta 3 encrypt-only, push them to a keyserver,...
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Enigmail local caching of decrypted emails?

I received some encrypted emails with large attachments which delays opening the mails in Thunderbird by several seconds which seriously hampers my workflow. Can Enigmail decrypt my emails only once ...
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pgp pass phrase not working in enigmail but does in command line

Hi I've been strugling with this issue of pass phrase and due to the amount of mail I have encrypted, I can't seriously change my pass phrase. Here's the issue : Enigmail don't recognize my pass ...
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Scan for Unencrypted Data

I need a program that scans for unencrypted files. The files are encrypted with PGP, GPG, and WinZipAES256, so the program needs to be able to recognize these formats as encrypted. Since I need to ...
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PGP Desktop Whole disk Encryption paused on a toshiba ultrabook z935

I have a Toshiba z930 Ultrabook with PGP Desktop installed for whole disk encryption. It installed correctly, and started encrypting but it stays paused. If I reboot, it shows me the PGP desktop ...
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How do I save someone else's pgp key

Just installed Gpg-4win-Light 2.1.0 for the first time. How do I save someone else's pgp key so that I can find and import it?