Securing Thunderbird email with OpenPGP

Tuesday, 11 January 2005, 12:03 PM EST

OpenPGP is a patent-free encryption scheme based on the same security architecture as the commercial version of PGP, which has been available since the early 90's.

Thunderbird uses OpenPGP through the GnuPG implementation -- developed by the Free Software Foundation -- for interpreting and sending digitally signed and encrypted messages.

By Daniel Rubio at NewsForge.

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