Critical Flaws in PGP and S/MIME Tools Can Reveal Encrypted Emails in Plaintext


An important warning for people using widely used email encryption tools—PGP and S/MIME—for sensitive communication.

A team of European security researchers has released a warning about a set of critical vulnerabilities discovered in PGP and S/Mime encryption tools that could reveal your encrypted emails in plaintext.

What’s worse? The vulnerabilities also impact encrypted emails you sent in the past.

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Source: The Hacker News