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Pretty Good Privacy

Pretty Good Privacy
Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is a data encryption and decryption computer program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication. PGP is often used for signing, encrypting, and decrypting texts, e-mails, files, directories, and whole disk partitions and to increase the security of e-mail communications. It was created by Phil Zimmermann in 1991 while working at PKWARE, Inc.[1] PGP and similar software follow the OpenPGP standard (RFC 4880) for encrypting and decrypting data. Design[edit] PGP encryption uses a serial combination of hashing, data compression, symmetric-key cryptography, and finally public-key cryptography; each step uses one of several supported algorithms. Compatibility[edit] As PGP evolves, versions that support newer features and algorithms are able to create encrypted messages that older PGP systems cannot decrypt, even with a valid private key. Confidentiality[edit] PGP can be used to send messages confidentially. Digital signatures[edit]

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WHERE TO GET PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) Revised 14 August 2002 This FAQ applies to Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), Gnu Privacy Guard (GPG), and some other OpenPGP implementations. Disclaimer: some of this information may be outdated or otherwise inaccurate. PGP Corporation PGP Corporation headquarters in Menlo Park PGP Corporation, co-founded by Jon Callas and Phil Dunkelberger, was based in Menlo Park, California.[1] PGP Corporation was funded by Rob Theis, General Partner, Doll Capital Management (DCM) and Terry Garnett, General Partner, Venrock Associates. The company owned the Pretty Good Privacy codebase, which was originally developed by Phil Zimmermann.[2] Originally written in 1991, Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) was one of the first freely and publicly available implementations of public-key cryptography. It was originally used to allow individuals to communicate securely through bulletin board systems. PGP later became standardized and supported by many other applications, including email. PGP Corporation acquired the code and rights to the name from Network Associates (NAI) in 2002.[3] The company released version 9 of the software in 2005.

How PGP works How PGP works The following text is taken from chapter 1 of the document Introduction to Cryptography in the PGP 6.5.1 documentation. Copyright © 1990-1999 Network Associates, Inc. and its Affiliated Companies. All Rights Reserved. Converted from PDF to HTML at and then manually edited by hand.

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LenovoEMC LenovoEMC (formerly Iomega), sometimes styled lenovo EMC², is a producer of external, portable, and networked storage solutions. Established in the 1980s as Iomega, LenovoEMC has sold more than 410 million digital storage drives and disks. It was a public company, trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol IOM beginning in 1983.[2] The ZIP Drive was Iomega's most notable product.[3] Products[edit]

Facial-Recognition App Lets People Identify Passersby By Their Online Dating Profile Bridging the gap between social media and real-world interactions, NameTag is a facial recognition app that uses Google Glass’ camera to identify a passersby face, matching it with their online profiles. The developers intended the app to boost the experience of online dating, making it more personal. Dating sites like PlentyOfFish.com and Match.com can take their services to the streets, where people can find themselves exposed to a larger pool of potential dates. NameTag is altering the way we meet and “see” people, and Kevin Alan Tussy says, “I believe that this will make online dating and offline social interactions much safer and give us a far better understanding of the people around us.” The technology does more than just the scanning of profile pictures. It will filter through the National Sex Offender Registry and other criminal databases to heed a word of caution under unexpected circumstances.

How HTTPS Secures Connections: What Every Web Dev Should Know How does HTTPS actually work? That was the question I set out to solve a few days ago for a project at work. As a web developer, I knew that using HTTPS to protect users’ sensitive data was A Very Good Idea, but I didn’t have much understanding about how it actually worked. How was data protected? We tried out the facial recognition software that Match.com will use to find people who ‘look like your exes’ At left: The photo we sent Three Day Rule. At right: The facial match they sent back. (TDR) The headlines read like a synopsis for Spike Jonze’s next romantic drama: In the approximate future — in a strangely pastel L.A. — romantic loss will simply cease to exist!

Alexa Internet Operations and history[edit] Alexa Internet was founded in 1996 by American web entrepreneurs Brewster Kahle and Bruce Gilliat.[4] The company's name was chosen in homage to the Library of Alexandria,[5] drawing a parallel between the largest repository of knowledge in the ancient world and the potential of the Internet to become a similar store of knowledge. The company offered a toolbar that gave Internet users suggestions on where to go next, based on the traffic patterns of its user community. Per-Site ActiveX Controls Windows Internet Explorer 8 allows greater control of where and under what context Microsoft ActiveX controls can run. In this version of Internet Explorer, ActiveX controls that are embedded as Web objects are presented to the user as add-ons. Through the new Manage Add-ons dialog box, the registry, or site-locking technology (such as the SiteLock ATL Template), these add-ons can be restricted for use on specific Web sites. This topic contains the following sections: Overview

Facial Recognition Software Used for Online Dating By Kelli Bender Tall, dark and handsome. Blond, bubbly and fit. When it comes to dating, many people claim to have a type – a certain set of physical, mental and/or emotional qualities they are looking for in a potential mate before the relationship even starts.

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