TITLE

Security flaw found in Networks Associates' PGP

AUTHOR(S)
Messmer, Ellen
PUB. DATE
August 2000
SOURCE
Network World;08/28/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 35, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on European cryptographic researchers' discovery of a security flaw in the Unix and Microsoft Windows versions of Network Associates Inc.'s PGP encryption software that lets attackers decrypt and read messages of targeted victims. Versions in which the flaw can be found; Software's acceptance of additional decryption keys which are outside the signed part of the public key.
ACCESSION #
3519297

 

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