Play Around with PGP

Through experimentation comes expertise

Below is an encrypted message, as well as the e-mail, private key and password used to create it.  It’s recommended that you can decrypt this message effortlessly before you encrypt important stuff!

Encrypted message:

—–BEGIN PGP MESSAGE—–

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jbYD4DEmu/8pMfblbE8X58MyW/W+bBponz5LBv4EH9yYEc1nPkoDZodPnVd+Qb2n
EwUr3xwIACMFJwr7Mxncko+zgXl4Co+NTgs87zEgd5paWWD5ZxbAF9id1bNs1KBo
OVcwT4qNRDxnjjex/6Cmj3aGaeXgDG1lL3PTpjvwls7EPvI=
=yQFQ
—–END PGP MESSAGE—–

 Cheatsheet for Linux GPG:

Type the following command to ENCRYPT:

gpg --encrypt -r your@email.com --armour < input.txt -o output.txt

Type the following command to decrypt:

gpg –decrypt encrypted.txt > decrypted.txt

You can decrypt the previous pgp message with the follwing information… Private Key:

—–BEGIN PGP PRIVATE KEY BLOCK—–

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=cHfN
—–END PGP PRIVATE KEY BLOCK—–

E-mail: contact@ghostnet.id

Password: ghost

Cheatsheet… Command:

gpg --import private.key

Mini tutorial for CLI:

 

Mini Tutorial for CLI

  • Once you have GPG installed, download THIS private key (only for this tutorial). Unzip it.
  • Open your terminal in the folder where you unzipped it and run the following command:
    gpg –import private.key (you now have the key for decrypting the message.
  • Save the encrypted message as a .txt file named encrypted.txt including —–BEGIN PGP MESSAGE—– and —–END PGP MESSAGE—–
  • Type the follwing comand to decrypt: gpg –decrypt encrypted.txt > decrypted.txt
  • You now may read the decrypted.txt message!

Mini Tutorial for Android or GUI

Keep in mind that copying and pasting in your phone may produce format errors incompatible with decryption.

  • Download THIS zip file and extract the only file inside.  This is your private key.
  • Import it to your PGP software/app. (you now have the key to decrypt the message.
  • There should be an option like “Decrypt text”
  • Copy the encrypted message  including —–BEGIN PGP MESSAGE—– and —–END PGP MESSAGE—–
  • Decrypt. Now you may read the text!