What Is Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)?

January 22, 2024

Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is a security program for cryptographic private communication. It was one of the first free programs for public-key cryptography, and has since evolved into the open-source OpenPGP standard.

The program combines hashingfile compression, and public-key cryptography to encrypt messages.

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