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Glossary of Security Terms: Ciphertext

by Mozilla ContributorsAugust 18th, 2020
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Mozilla (stylized as moz://a) is a free software community founded in 1998 by members of Netscape. A ciphertext is a scrambled message that conveys information but is not legible unless decrypted with the right cipher and the right secret (usually a key) The security of a ciphertext's security depends on using a secure cipher and keeping the key secret. Mozilla is the world's largest free software company, Mozilla, with a free and open source version of Mozilla Firefox.

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