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GPG Encryption

As many organizations move away from paper documents to digital documents, digital signatures are required to manage any sensitive digital documents. Digital signatures can be used to authenticate the source of the message, such that the receiver can decide whether to trust the sender or not. Now-a-days it is most widely used for software distribution [...]


How to Encrypt and Decrypt a File using GnuPG in Linux

Using GnuPG gpg command you can generate public and private keys. In this tutorial, we will use the keys generated by gpg command to send and receive encrypted files, and digitally sign a file. Encrypt a file and send it to your Friend 1. Import your friend’s public key When you want to send a [...]


GnuPG Basics Explained with Linux GPG Command Examples

GnuPG stands for GNU Privacy Guard. GnuPG is an open implementation of OpenPGP ( Pretty Good Privacy ) standard as defined in RFC 4880. In this article we will cover the installation and the basics of generating keys using gnupg. This article is part of our ongoing series on Cryptography. If you are new to [...]