Protect pubring.gpg and secring.gpg
faramir.cl at gmail.com
Fri Sep 5 23:33:29 CEST 2008
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David Vegano escribió:
> uhmm, i see...
> and would I to encrypt the secring.gpg file?
> This form, if they intercept my passphrase (with a keylogger for
> example), they wouldn´t nothing to do.
> It´s a goog idea encrypt secring.gpg file?
Only if you remember to decrypt it before doing anything with GPG. And
that means you can't encrypt it using GPG, unless you use some kind of
self-extracting encryption. But you can put that file in and encrypted
Before taking such measures, think about your threat model... are you
concerned about somebody havin physical access to your computer? Is it a
shared computer? Do you have admin rights?
By the way, if you don't trust the computer you are using (because of
keyloggers, etc), then you can't trust your messages to remain safe...
the keylogger can record the message while you are composing it...
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