kernel cyptography

L Vogtmann vmann at vmann.net
Wed Jan 10 22:55:04 PST 2001


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On Wednesday 10 January 2001 09:38 pm, Ron885 the l33t linux d00d wrote:
> I've been wondering what PGP signing an email does... i thought that like
> encrypted the email or something... but it doesn't... what's it do?

I should add, it is possible to encrypt email messages (or anything else for 
that matter) with PGP.  The originator needs to have a copy of the recipients 
Public key first though, so encryption is only used for the most sensitive of 
information.

vmann
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