Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1821 Op-ed: Why I’m not giving up on PGP
Every once in a while, a prominent member of the security community publishes an article about how horrible OpenPGP is. Matthew Green wrote one in 2014 and Moxie Marlinspike wrote one in 2015. The most recent was written by Filippo Valsorda, here on the pages of Ars Technica, which Matthew Green says "sums up the main reason I think PGP is so bad and dangerous."

In this article I want to respond to the points that Filippo raises. In short, Filippo is right about some of the details, but wrong about the big picture. For the record, I work on GnuPG, the most popular OpenPGP implementation.
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#1823 Strong protection for MacOS Sierra: 12 packages put to the test
#1822 Cyber criminal jailed for five years for his part in £840k fraud
#1821 Op-ed: Why I’m not giving up on PGP
#1820 Google using Project Wycheproof to scan crypto software for security holes
#1819 Cyberattack suspected in Ukraine power outage
#1818 Protect your PC from ransomware with RansomFree
#1817 The many evolutions of Locky
#1816 Report: $3-5M in ad fraud daily from Methbot
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