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RE: Secure e-mail
From: Ross Nelson <coutcin () spydermania com>
Date: Tue, 12 Nov 2002 16:03:12 -0600 (CST)

Yes, but GnuPG is licensed under the GPL, isn't it?  You could use that as
an alternative.  The downside to GnuPG, if it is an option, is that it's
done through commands,   For those who don't want to type things out,
there's a program that I use under Windows (not sure if there's a *nix
equivalent or not, I do most things by command in *nix) called WinPT
(sorry, URL not available right now).  The version that I have installed,
which is probably outdated, has a few "features" (read: bugs), but they
can be fixed by either closing the Key Manager window or the whole
program.

--
Ross Nelson
coutcin () spydermania com

War doesn't determine who's
right but who's left.


On Tue, 12 Nov 2002, Trevor Cushen wrote:


"You can encrypt your messages with PGP products (absolutely free)"

If you look at the end of your own email you will see it is free for
non-commercial use only.  If you sent the email from your work PC then
it is installed on a commercially used machine and you are in breach of
the license, not sure how it works for educational institutes, they may
be classed as non-commercial, but now for all software.  It is however
quite cheap compared with most solutions.


Trevor Cushen
Sysnet Ltd

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-----Original Message-----
From: Ghaith Nasrawi [mailto:libero () aucegypt edu]
Sent: 10 November 2002 16:13
To: 'Scott Plumlee'
Cc: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: RE: Secure e-mail


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Hash: SHA1

I'm not sure if anybody had mentioned this. You can encrypt your
messages with PGP products (absolutely free). It encrypts/signs your
messages with your own private/public keys.

Another thing you can do it to use TineTerm from
(http://www.censoft.com/) which connects you to a sever through SSH form
which you can retrieve your mail, even regular http sessions.


RGdS!

G.

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erefore not that of copying the objects of the environment, but rather
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