To assist several of my friends in setting up PGP, I’m writing this tutorial to get regular old everyday people (with an IQ less than Ross) set up with PGP. This is very useful if you don’t want people other than your intended recipient to be able to read your messages.
Go ahead and skip this section if you know about PGP and email.
Email is not, by nature, a secure form of communication. Anybody who happens to be listening “on the wire” can read your email. And unless you run your local server as an email server, your hosting provider can also read your email. This includes the infamous Lavabit service. Continue reading Be Secure: A Beginners’ Guide to PGP with Gmail using MailVelope