Email encryption

Posted on 2013-12-07
Last Modified: 2013-12-07

Is there any software which I can encrypt parts of an email ?


if Email has 3 paras. Each para can only be viewed by only one recipient.
Question by:rpgeegange
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by:Dave Howe
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Not sure why you would want to do that but sure - pgp (gnupg) can encrypt blocks of text to different people.

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Hi Dave,
Thank you.

but, PGP encrypt an entire mail.
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by:Dave Howe
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No, it doesn't have to. Using a gui tool such as the pgp desktop or the gnupg equivalent,  Select a block of text,  copy to clipboard, encrypt clipboard,  paste back. Repeat for the next block...

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then how it gets decrypted ? and can we encrypt for each user and view it ?
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Dave Howe earned 500 total points
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Decrypt as normal - software will show that there are three "messages" in the email, and that only one can be decrypted. Give it a go and see - something like windows privacy tray + gnupg will work, & is free :)

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