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on: May 13, 2015, 02:02:49 PM
Who created Pretty Good Privacy (PGP)?

Options are:

A.    Phil Zimmermann
B.    Tim Berners-Lee
C.    Marc Andreessen
D.    Ken Thompson

Answer:

A.    Phil Zimmermann

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Phil Zimmermann created the first version of PGP encryption in 1991. Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is a data encryption and decryption computer program that provides cryptographic privacy and authentication for data communication. PGP is often used for signing, encrypting and decrypting texts, E-mails, files, directories and whole disk partitions to increase the security of e-mail communications.