False Decrypt Error...

David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Tue Jun 13 20:47:17 CEST 2006

On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 01:40:51PM -0500, Eric Robinson wrote:
> Hello David,
> Thanks so much for responding...
> We have switched from PGP to GPG and we have some of our customers are still using PGP, 
> ¨PGPÁÀNŠˆæ °  is the first part of the message.
> What you said below is suspicous, I did notice a null value 00, hex
> 20 20, at the end of the file, I stripped it out and resubmitted it
> and it processed fine.
> I will go on that assumption for now and edit these files that come
> in and fail.  If that's the case I'll get our development team
> towrite a program to strip these out automatically before
> decryption.

Take a look at how you're transferring the files around.  It's a very
common problem where people use FTP in ascii mode to copy the files
around and end up with them mangled.


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