Gpg4win 3.0.0 released

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  1. mood

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    GPG4Win v3.0.0 (September 19, 2017)
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    What's New in GPG4Win 3?
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    Version 3.0.0 released 2017-09-19
    • German Compendium is now Updated to Version 4.0. It is adjusted to the changes made in Gpg4win 3.0
    • GnuPG is now of the modern 2.2 variant. See: https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2017q3/000413.html for more information about this.
    • GpgOL is now also supported for 64bit Outlook.
    • GpgOL for Outlook 2010 and later now uses toggle buttons to let you select Encypt and Sign. The operations are done when the mail is sent, including all attachments, using a standard format (MIME).
    • GpgOL for Outlook 2010 and later now automatically decrypts mails again.
    • All 68 KDE translations for Kleopatra are now included in Gpg4win.
    • Kleopatra uses an updated icon theme.
    • Kleopatra now shows the used curve in for ECC keys under technical details.
    • Kleopatra has been updated to a new set of base libraries.
    • Binaries are now all installed in a bin subdirectory. DBus and kbuildsycoa are no longer required. This fixes the startup issues of Kleopatra some users were facing.
    • After importing a secret key in Kleopatra you will be asked to directly mark it as your own key. (Ownertrust)
    • Kleopatra now allows you to create ECC keys in the Advanced Settings during Key generation.
    • Kleopatras file menu now also offers to encrypt Folders.
    • Kleopatra has a new option to print a secret key through the paperkey tool.
    • GPA and Kleopatra are now registred for OpenPGP and S/MIME related file extensions.
    • The file encryption dialog in Kleopatra has been redesigned to reduce steps and improve user experience.
    • Kleopatra automatically detects the type of an input file and automatically starts the corresponding action (e.g. decrypt).
    • Symmetric (password only) encryption is now accessible through Kleopatra and can be combined with public-key encryption.
    • Pinentry now enables you to inspect the typed passphrase.
    • Kleopatra now supports OpenPGP Smartcards management.
    • GpgOL for Outlook 2010 and later has a new interface to show the signature / encryption state inside of Outlook.
    • GnuPG now supports https and uses the https sks-keyserver pool by default.
    • GpgOL now supports sending and receiving HTML Mails
    • Kleopatra has improved file verification messages.
    • Kleopatra now supports to directly import missing certificates when verifying a file.
    • Many bugfixes and minor improvements.
    GnuPG: 2.2.1
    Kleopatra: 3.0.0
    GPA: 0.9.9
    GpgOL: 2.0.1
    GpgEX: 1.0.5
    Kompendium DE: 4.0.0
    Kompendium : 3.0.0
     
  2. mood

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    GPG4Win v3.0.1 Released (November 21, 2017)
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    Version 3.0.1 released 2017-11-21
    • GpgOL: A cause for seemingly random crashes in Outlook has been fixed.
    • GpgOL: A crash when pasting recipients has been fixed.
    • GpgOL: Various problems regarding S/MIME mails have been fixed.
    • GpgOL: A user interface error for Outlook 2010 has been fixed.
    • GpgOL: Kleopatra is again started in the background to speed up crypto operations.
    • Kleopatra: Various problems regarding S/MIME file operations have been fixed.
    • Kleopatra: Various problems regarding folder operations and archives have been fixed.
    • GnuPG: Has been updated to version 2.2.3.
    • Some small bugfixes and improvements.
    • The mkportable process can be used again to create a portable Gpg4win variant.
    GnuPG: 2.2.3
    Kleopatra: 3.0.1
    GPA: 0.9.9
    GpgOL: 2.0.3
    GpgEX: 1.0.5
    Kompendium DE: 4.0.0
    Compendium : 3.0.0
     
  3. mood

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    GPG4Win v3.0.2 Released (December 08, 2017)
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    Version 3.0.2 released 2017-12-08
    • GnuPG: Two issues have been fixed that could block the GnuPG system. (T3378)
    • GpgOL: More possible "random" crashes caused by GpgOL have been fixed. (T3484)
    • GpgOL: Outlook is no longer blocked when selecting many mails. (T3433)
    • GpgOL: G Suite Sync plugin accounts are now detected. Only sending No-MIME PGP/Messages (without attachments) and unsigned messages are supported. Reading crypto mail is fully supported. (T3545)
    • GpgOL: The option to send "No-MIME" (inline) PGP encrypted, unsigned text messages without attachments works again. (T3514)
    • GpgOL: Improved error handling for signed, unencrypted mails. (T3538)
    • GpgOL: Several performance improvements.
    • GpgOL: Improved detection of large PGP/MIME messages and MS-TNEF crypto messages. (T3419 , T3542)
    • Kleopatra: Passphrase entry is no longer opened behind Kleopatra windows. (T3460)
    • Kleopatra: Decrypting archives across partitions has been fixed. (T3547)
    • Kleopatra: Fixed possible crash in GpgOL certificate selection. (T3544)
    • Kleopatra: Preselection of encrypt / sign file actions from GpgEX works again. (T3543)
    • Kleopatra: Added Web Key Directory lookup support in file encryption dialog. (T3548)
    • Kleopatra: Fixed crash when searching in LDAP. (T3550)
    • Kleopatra: Fixed crash when aborting key generation. (T3577)
    • Kleopatra: Certifications are accessible again from the certificate details view. (T3579)
    • Kleopatra: It is now possible to publicly certify an already locally signed certificate. (T1649)
    GnuPG: 2.2.3
    Kleopatra: 3.0.1
    GPA: 0.9.9
    GpgOL: 2.0.5
    GpgEX: 1.0.5
    Kompendium DE: 4.0.0
    Compendium : 3.0.0
     
  4. mood

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    GPG4Win v3.0.3 Released (January 12, 2018)
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    Version 3.0.3 released 2018-01-12
    • GnuPG: Updated to 2.2.4.
    • GpgOL: A bug that caused drafted mails not to encrypt the correct content has been fixed. (T3419)
    • GpgOL: A bug that caused encrypted mails not to be displayed has been fixed. (T3537)
    • GpgOL: A bug that caused sending unencrypted mails when Outlooks internal S/MIME code was activated has been fixed. (T3656)
    • GpgOL: PGP/Inline (no-mime) sending is now compatible with Microsoft Exchange Online. (T3662)
    • GpgOL: The recipient lookup for Exchange addresses has been improved.
    • GpgOL: Signatures of signed only mails with attachments have been fixed. (T3735)
    • GpgEX: An internal error when trying to verify a non-signature file has been fixed. (T365:cool:
    • Kleopatra: Sorting in Keylist has been fixed. (T3603)
    • Kleopatra: Certificate details for S/MIME certificates have been improved. (T3611, T3727, T3726)
    • Kleopatra: Certificates can now be exported as text from the certificate details. (T3605)
    • Kleopatra: The usage of the temp directory to buffer decrypted data is now configurable. (T3602)
    • Installer: The installer no longer reinstalls desktop shortcuts on upgrade. (T3729)
    GnuPG: 2.2.4
    Kleopatra: 3.0.2
    GPA: 0.9.10
    GpgOL: 2.0.6
    GpgEX: 1.0.5
    Kompendium DE: 4.0.0
    Compendium EN: 3.0.0
     
  5. oliverjia

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    very powerful encryption software. Free and open source. This and Veracrypt are the two tools I use for encryption.
     
  6. mood

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    GPG4Win v3.1.0 Released (April 13, 2018)
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    Version 3.1.0 released 2018-04-13
    • Kleopatra: now offers a text editor for text based crypto. (T3743)
    • Kleopatra: The extended certificate selection now offers import. (T3744)
    • Kleopatra: A crash when verifiying a detached signature has been fixed. (T3761)
    • Kleopatra: The advanced key generation now offers curve 25519. (T3826)
    • Kleopatra: Certificate details have been improved.
    • Kleopatra: Decrypting / verifiying multiple files at once has been fixed. (KDE-Bug: 391222)
    • Kleopatra: Serveral issues have been fixed, which occurred, if the Appdata directory was redirected to an UNC path. (T3818)
    • Kleopatra: Multiple minor improvements. (T3845 T3846 T3776 T3723 T3849 T3850 T3865T3868)
    • GpgOL: Cryptographic functions are now called directly from GpgOL, without using Kleopatra. This fixes several problems caused by communication issues between Kleopatra and GpgOL. (T3509)
    • GpgOL: PGP/Inline (i.e. non-MIME) is now supported for sign and encrypt. This helps with compatibility problems like T3545.
    • GpgOL: Another problem which could cause decrypted mails not to be displayed is fixed. (T3789)
    • GpgOL: Outlook should no longer loose focus after encrypting a mail. (T3732)
    • GpgOL: Basic support for Web Key publishing has been added. (T3785)
    • GpgOL: Additional mail types are now supported when reading. (T3802 T3882)
    • GpgOL: The handling of Exchange Mail addresses was improved. (T3082)
    • GpgOL: A problem that could cause mails to be stuck in the outbox has been fixed. (T3812)
    • GpgOL: Now trys harder to fixup broken PGP/Inline (no-MIME) Messages. (T3821)
    • GpgOL: Forwarding of encrypted / signed mails with attachments is now supported. (T3836)
    • GpgOL: S/MIME is supported again with the last version of Exchange 2016. (T3853)
    • GpgOL: Re-Sending crypto mails is now supported. (T3884)
    • GpgOL: A problem that could lead to strange numbering of attachments was resolved. (T3886)
    • GnuPG: A rare problem that could lead to "General Error" messages after a fresh install of Gpg4win has been fixed. (T3839)
    • GnuPG: Updated to version 2.2.6. (See: https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2018q2/000421.html )
    GnuPG: 2.2.6
    Kleopatra: 3.1.0
    GPA: 0.9.10
    GpgOL: 2.1.0
    GpgEX: 1.0.6
    Kompendium DE: 4.0.1
    Compendium EN: 3.0.0
     
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    GPG4Win v3.1.1 Released (May 3, 2018)
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    Version 3.1.1 released 2018-05-03
    • General: An issue was fixed, which could lead to "Invalid crypto engine" errors. (T3919)
    • S/MIME: An issue was fixed, which could prevent successful CRL checks. (T3923)
    • S/MIME: OCSP certificate checks can now be combined with CRL checks.
    • S/MIME: Certificate search on LDAP Servers works again. (T3937)
    • Kleopatra: Activating a profile no longer requires a restart of the affected components.
    • GpgOL: Improved error handling for encryption and decryption.
    • GpgOL: A possible crash when editing recipients has been fixed. (T3931)
    • GpgOL: The automatic recipient resolution has been improved. Among other things it now properly handles S/MIME as a fallback. (T3929)
    • GpgOL: The context menu of crypto mails now has the option to directly print the decrypted content. (T3762)
    • GnuPG: Update to version 2.2.7 (See: https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2018q2/000424.html )
    GnuPG: 2.2.7
    Kleopatra: 3.1.1
    GPA: 0.9.10
    GpgOL: 2.1.1
    GpgEX: 1.0.6
    Kompendium DE: 4.0.1
    Compendium EN: 3.0.0
     
  8. RockLobster

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    I think it is disappointing that they are still not moving towards quantum resistant pk encryption like NTRU or McEliece.
     
  9. mood

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    Statement on Efail research
    May 17, 2018
    https://www.gpg4win.org/statement-efail.html
     
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    GPG4Win v3.1.2 Released (June 17, 2018)
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    Version 3.1.2 released 2018-06-17
    • GpgOL: Removed support for Outlook 2003 and 2007. (T3984)
    • GpgOL: Unsigned S/MIME mails are now treated more restrictive. (T3986)
    • GpgOL: Replies to unencrypted no-mime mails no longer only display quoted contents. (T3964)
    • GpgOL: Handling of special characters in no-mime mails has been improved. (T3975)
    • GpgOL: Added dutch and ukrainian translations.
    • GpgOL: Additional crashes habe been fixed. (T3946)
    • GpgOL: The resolution of ambigous recipients has been improved. (T3978)
    • Kleopatra: Small usability improvements.
    • GnuPG: Update to version 2.2.8 (CVE-2018-0495 CVE-2018-12020) (See: https://lists.gnupg.org/pipermail/gnupg-announce/2018q2/000425.html )
    GnuPG: 2.2.8
    Kleopatra: 3.1.2
    GPA: 0.9.10
    GpgOL: 2.2.0
    GpgEX: 1.0.6
    Kompendium DE: 4.0.1
    Compendium EN: 3.0.0
     
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