What is the benefit of signing an encrypted email

Benjamin Donnachie benjamin at py-soft.co.uk
Tue Jan 11 12:15:09 CET 2011

On 11 January 2011 10:04, jimbob palmer <jimbobpalmer at gmail.com> wrote:
> In what case would I want my encrypted emails also signed? Does it
> provide any additional benefit over a pure encrypted email?

Encrypted means only the recipient can read it.  Signed means that, if
they verified the key properly, the message came from you and has not
been tampered with.

Encrypted and signed means both.


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