PGP Decryption Tool
OpenPGP, or Pretty Good Privacy is an open standard for encrypting data. Unlike symmetric-key cryptography where both parties exchanging an encrypted message share one cryptographic key, PGP utilizes public-key cryptography. Under public-key cryptography, each party has a “public” key and a “private” key. Since any message encrypted by a public key can be decrypted with the corresponding private key, one can publish their public key and any messages encrypted with that public key can only be decrypted by the owner of the private key. Because of this, implementations of the OpenPGP standard remain a popular method for encrypting communications.
The tool below is designed to allow you to experiment with public-key cryptography by providing you with a method for decrypting messages using an OpenPGP private key. Simply enter the message you would like to decrypt as well as your private key and the private key’s password and then click on “Decrypt”. Once the button has been pressed, the decrypted form of your message will be displayed in the output box below.
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(1) This tool is provided solely for educational and promotional purposes.
(2) This tool provides no guarantee of communications security or the integrity or confidentiality of any content generated by this tool.
(3) No data provided to or generated by this tool is collected or stored by Blue Citrus.
(4) This tool uses OpenPGP.js in accordance with the LGPL v3.0.