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Hackers could be reading your encrypted emails. Here’s how.

The Washington Post - Mon 14 May 18

Researchers say they have discovered a critical flaw in email security.

Email security is unsafe and cannot be easily fixed, researchers say

The Independent - Mon 14 May 18

Even old messages could be exposed by the bug, say experts

Email encryption standards hacked

Phys.org - Mon 14 May 18

A research team from the University of Applied Sciences (FH) in Münster, Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), and Katholieke Universiteit Leuven has demonstrated ...

Email encryption standards hacked, Eurekalert - Mon 14 May 18

Security researchers outwit, bypass popular email encryption

TechXplore - Mon 14 May 18

Germany's cybersecurity agency says German and Belgian researchers have found a way to outwit two widely used forms of email encryption.

EFail: Why encrypted emails are at risk and how to protect yourself

USA today - Tue 15 May 18

Researchers from Belgium and Germany uncovered a flaw with tools used to encrypt email messages allowing an attacker to view them in plain text.        

Popular encrypted email standards are unsafe - European...

Daily Mail - Mon 14 May 18

European researchers have found that the popular PGP and S/MIME email encryption standards are vulnerable to being hacked, leading them to urge people to disable and uninstall them immediately. ...

Security flaw could expose your encrypted emails, researchers warn - CNET

CNET - Mon 14 May 18

Researchers recommend you disable HTML rendering in your encrypted email clients to stop potential attacks.

Popular encrypted email standards are unsafe: researchers

Reuters Technology - Mon 14 May 18

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European researchers have found that the popular PGP and S/MIME email encryption standards are vulnerable to being hacked and they urge users to disable and uninstall them ...

Popular encrypted email standards are unsafe - European researchers, Reuters Technology - Mon 14 May 18

Researchers have found a vulnerability in two popular email encryption protocols

The Verge - Mon 14 May 18

European security researchers have found an alarming new vulnerability in the most common forms of email encryption. The attack, described in a report published Monday morning, ...

Researchers Warn Of Critical PGP And S/MIME Email Encryption Vulnerabilities

HotHardware - Mon 14 May 18

Security researchers are warning anyone who uses PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) or S/MIME for email encryption to disable the scheme in their email clients right away, and to uninstall tools that ...

‘Efail’ exploit exposes popular email encryption schemes

Engadget - Mon 14 May 18

Encrypted emails guarded by common encryption tools are allegedly "susceptible to critical vulnerabilities" that would expose their content to potential hackers. Sebastian ...

Decade-old Efail attack can decrypt previously obtained encrypted e-mails

Arstechnica - Mon 14 May 18

Researchers explain the attack behind their warning to disable e-mail plugs for now.

Security researchers discover critical flaw in PGP encryption that reveals plaintext

Techspot - Mon 14 May 18

Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is an encryption tool used to sign emails, documents, directories, and even full hard disks. According to security researcher and professor Sebastian Schninzel of FH ...

PGP: 'Serious' flaw found in secure email tech

BBC Technology - Mon 14 May 18

The vulnerability affects PGP - a widely used means of encrypting emails.

Researchers warn of critical flaw affecting PGP and S/MIME

TechCrunch - Mon 14 May 18

Those who use PGP and S/MIME to send secure emails are being advised to cease using and disable the tools with immediate effect following a major security scare. Researcher Sebastian Schinzel, ...

Critical PGP and S/MIME bugs can reveal encrypted e-mails. Uninstall now

Arstechnica - Mon 14 May 18

The flaws, can expose e-mails sent in the past and "pose an immediate threat."

EFail: Encrypted Email Has a Major, Divisive Flaw

Wired Security - Mon 14 May 18

An attack called eFail overcomes the protections of encrypted email standards PGP and S/MIME.

A “serious” flaw has been found in PGP and S/MIME email encryption

Fastcompany Tech - Mon 14 May 18

Right now there is no fix for the flaw, but there are steps PGP users can take to mitigate the risks. Researchers have announced that a serious flaw has been found in the technology people rely ...