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StartMail considers privacy a fundamental human right. Privacy is our mission! StartMail makes email encryption easy - to help protect your digital privacy. What is encryption? _Encryption_ is transforming data in such a way, that it becomes unread...
To be able to send and receive a PGP encrypted email, you will need your recipient's public key, and your recipient will need your public key. This public key exchange will only have to happen once, and takes place before you send each other your first...
IMPORTANT WARNING: If you forget your PGP passphrase, you will not be able to recover it and you will lose access to all previously encrypted messages. If this is the case, you must generate a new PGP key pair [1], to encrypt future messages. Your P...
When sending encrypted email, it is important to also encrypt any attachments. StartMail has adopted the PGP/MIME message structure for outgoing messages because it encrypts all attachments without exposing metadata about them. This is done completely ...
This article will tell you how to get started using the PGP encryption method with StartMail. For a video explanation of this article, please click here [1]. You can send PGP encrypted emails to recipients who also have a StartMail account, or who ...
NOTE: To create or renew your PGP keys, please visit Classic StartMail: https://startmail.com/login [1]. To ensure the PGP keys we generate adhere to the best and latest security standards, our PGP keys have a validity duration of five years. This m...
Q&A Encryption (Question and Answer Encryption) is a key privacy feature of StartMail that lets you scramble your email messages so third parties can't read them. When you use Q&A Encryption, your message can't be opened unless your recipient can corre...
_PLEASE NOTE THAT THE COMPLEXITY OF THIS PROCESS AND THE FACT THAT IT INVOLVES THIRD-PARTY PRODUCTS MEANS WE ARE UNABLE TO PROVIDE CUSTOMER SUPPORT OR ADDITIONAL HELP FOR THESE INSTRUCTIONS._ We designed StartMail to be easy to use with PGP encrypti...
PGP (short for Pretty Good Privacy) is a public key encryption program originally written in 1991. Since that time, PGP has become the standard for encryption of email on the Internet. (Pretty Good Privacy is actually a misnomer, as PGP is very powerfu...
WHAT IS PGP ENCRYPTION? PGP (short for Pretty Good Privacy) is a public key encryption program originally written in 1991. Since that time, PGP has become the standard for encryption of email on the Internet. "Pretty Good Privacy" is actually a bit ...