In “Encrypting Emails using PGP/GPG”, I have described how to configure GPG (PGP) + Enigmail + Thunderbird for sending signed and encrypted emails. But the inner process of PGP is not described. In this post, I will describe how PGP works and the emulation process of PGP will be covered by the nice cryptography tool named cryptoolv2.
PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) is a protocol for encryption and authentication of files and emails. In this tutorial I want to show how to create encrypted and signed emails using GPG (GnuPG), Thunderbird (Email Client), and Enigmail (Connector). I used windows as test case which the steps are same for *nix systems. Continue reading Encrypting Emails using PGP/GPG