PGP: Source Code and Internals

PGP: Source Code and Internals

by Philip R. Zimmermann

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PGP (Pretty Good Privacy) is a computer program for the encryption of data and electronic mail, which allows individuals the same privacy in their communications as that enjoyed by governments and large corporations. PGP, which is freely available on the Internet, uses public-key cryptography, which is particularly well-suited to the needs of computer-mediated communications. This volume contains a formatted version of the complete source code for the latest release (2.6.2) of PGP. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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MIT Press
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20.80(w) x 23.60(h) x 1.00(d)

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Philip Zimmermann is the inventor of PGP (Pretty Good Privacy).

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