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Almost All Outbound Facebook Email Runs Through Secure Connection

21
Aug
2014

Most of the notification emails from Facebook are currently sent in an encrypted form that safeguards the communication from prying eyes, benefiting from strict certificate validation. In an effort of technology industry to thwart spying agencies activities, Facebook initiated deployment of the secure STARTTLS communication protocol and now they report that 95% of outbound messages are encrypted, with Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFS) property enabled. PFS is a crytptographic component en…

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