Facebook boosts notification email security with OpenPGP encryption

The next time someone tags you in a Facebook post, the social network can send you a super secret notification that not even the National Security Agency can read—at least as far as we know. On Monday, Facebook announced that you can now add an OpenPGP key to your Facebook profile.

When you do this, Facebook will also give you the option to enable encryption for email alerts. That means the next time you get an email notification from Facebook for a new tag, friend request, or, most importantly, a password reset, the message will be encrypted.

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