Researchers in the field of cybersecurity published a report on vulnerabilities in the tools for encryption of PGP / GPG and S / MIME.
We’ll publish critical vulnerabilities in PGP/GPG and S/MIME email encryption on 2018-05-15 07:00 UTC. They might reveal the plaintext of encrypted emails, including encrypted emails sent in the past. #efail 1/4
— Sebastian Schinzel (@seecurity) 14 May 2018
According to experts, they allow you to view the contents of encrypted messages in the form of plain text. Now there is no solution to the problem.
Representatives of the Front for Electronic Frontiers (EFF) also confirmed the existence of a vulnerability. And it was advised to temporarily remove all email applications using PGP / GPG and S / MIME encryption.
Among them: The Bat !, Enigmail, plug-ins Mozilla Thunderbird, GPGMail and many others full story