Monthly Archives: May 2018

EFAIL: Main Things to Know About Critical Vulnerability

The Computer Security Expert Group found a critical vulnerability in popular e-mail public key encryption systems – PGP (and its free alternative GPG) and S/MIME. The EFAIL vulnerability can be used to fully decrypt messages, including those sent earlier. Professor Münster University of Applied Sciences Sebastian Schinzel reported on the problem.

EFAIL allows attackers to decrypt messages without owning a private key. Researchers and More →