[techtalk] Which PGP?

Gregory Conron gconron at hfx.andara.com
Thu Jan 13 20:07:15 EST 2000

> On Thu, 13 Jan 2000, Birgit Schmid wrote:
> > i am using pgp 2.6.3ia (but i am in europe). this version has no
> > backdoor, but version 5 has.

There is no backdoor in any current version of pgp (that is
authentic. If you download it from a warez site, well, you get
what you ask for). The problem lies in that NAI may be closing
the source code, which would destroy any trust in pgp, but this
is still a far cry from a validated backdoor.

Gregory Conron
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