It’s well-known that email isn’t really that secure, with a large percentage of mail servers communicating without TLS, mail clients not being set up to use secure connections, and more commonly easily guessed user passwords.
Using PGP to encrypt messages helps to retain the privacy that age-old email systems don’t give you, keeping your message contents secured between you and the recipient (and back again).
While this is great, a lot of email come from systems and not people – and the contents of the messages can be equally as confidential. Thankfully, Facebook have, as of June 2015, added experimental support for users to add their OpenPGP public keys to their profiles and opt for all mails from Facebook to be encrypted.
Securing your Facebook Mails
Sound good right? Here’s a quick two-step guide how to encrypt your Facebook Notification Emails with PGP! Continue reading