Encryption for the masses

    Date01 Jun 2000
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    We hear alot about security on the internet, about securing your system from hackers who don't have much reason for existence except to break into peoples' systems. Maybe that's a good existence because they can get a book deal but . . . We hear alot about security on the internet, about securing your system from hackers who don't have much reason for existence except to break into peoples' systems. Maybe that's a good existence because they can get a book deal but not for you. But what happens when they infiltrate your front lines?

    What if they get access to your files? Then it might be all over. Unless you have a second line of defense. Introducing public-key cryptography...
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