Security in web based mails
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Posted By:   shital_mhatre
Posted On:   Tuesday, October 8, 2002 10:41 PM

How do i encorporate sign ,encrypt with digital certificates and parallely decrypt,verify functionality with webbased mails

Re: Security in web based mails

Posted By:   Christopher_Koenigsberg  
Posted On:   Wednesday, October 9, 2002 07:00 AM

With PGP/GPG, it's the simplest, because it's modular. You can just work on the body text as a standalone document, sign/encrypt (ascii armor)/decrypt it separately, and just cut & paste, the entire signed/encrypted (ascii armored)/decrypted document, including the signature block, between the PGP/GPG application and the message body area of the mail client.

With S/MIME it is more complicated, because the headers and the return addresses of the message are involved, in determining the key and the encryption, signature etc. for the content.

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