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 June 1, 2015  Posted by  Business, Online, Surveillance, U.S.

Alex Hern reports:

Facebook is offering users the ability to encrypt password reset emails for the first time, using the popular PGP email encryption standard.

Users who want to take advantage of the new security standards can tell Facebook their public key, and the site will then ensure that any sensitive emails that it sends out, such as password resets or other notifications, will be encrypted. The company will also cryptographically sign messages it sends, which allows users to verify that the sender genuinely is Facebook.

Read more on The Guardian.

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