Pretty Good Procedures for Protecting Your Email

A group of researchers recently released a paper that describes a new class of serious vulnerabilities in the popular encryption standard PGP (including GPG) as implemented in email clients. Until the flaws described in the paper are more widely understood and fixed, users should arrange…

PGP and EFAIL: Frequently Asked Questions

Researchers have developed code exploiting several vulnerabilities in PGP (including GPG) for email, and theorized many more which others could build upon. For users who have few—or even no—alternatives for end-to-end encryption, news of these vulnerabilities may leave many questions unanswered. Digital security trainers, whistleblowers,…

Disabling PGP in Outlook with Gpg4win

Researchers have developed code exploiting several vulnerabilities in PGP (including GPG) for email. In response, EFF’s current recommendation is to disable PGP integration in email clients. Disabling PGP decryption in Outlook requires running the Gpg4win installer again so that you can choose not to have…

Disabling PGP in Apple Mail with GPGTools

Researchers have developed code exploiting several vulnerabilities in PGP (including GPG) for email. In response, EFF’s current recommendation is to disable PGP integration in email clients. Disabling PGP decryption in Apple Mail requires deleting a “bundle” file used by the application. Your existing keys will…

Disabling PGP in Thunderbird with Enigmail

Researchers have developed code exploiting several vulnerabilities in PGP (including GPG) for email. In response, EFF’s current recommendation is to disable PGP integration in email clients. Disabling PGP decryption in Thunderbird only requires disabling the Enigmail add-on. Your existing keys will remain available on your…

Attention PGP Users: New Vulnerabilities Require You To Take Action Now

A group of European security researchers have released a warning about a set of vulnerabilities affecting users of PGP and S/MIME. EFF has been in communication with the research team, and can confirm that these vulnerabilities pose an immediate risk to those using these tools…

Artificial Intelligence Takes Scientists Inside Living Human Cells

… Institute A new application of artificial intelligence could help researchers solve medical … Integrated Cell, was developed using artificial intelligence. A computer programmed to learn … internal structures. The use of artificial intelligence has several advantages over other … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Artificial…

We Still Need More HTTPS: Government Middleboxes Caught Injecting Spyware, Ads, and Cryptocurrency Miners

Last week, researchers at Citizen Lab discovered that Sandvine’s PacketLogic devices were being used to hijack users’ unencrypted internet connections, making yet another case for encrypting the web with HTTPS. In Turkey and Syria, users who were trying to download legitimate applications were instead served…