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ayo's avatar
New Contributor II
2 years ago

Where can I find my public key?

I need to obtain my public key to encrypt an email which contains my social security number. Where can I find my public key?

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  • Bruce's avatar
    Honored Contributor III

    If you're encrypting an email to send to somebody else, you would use their public key...not yours.

    You would use their public key to encrypt, and they would use their private key to decrypt.

    Who is asking for your key and SSN in an email?