How to use preferred keyservers

David Shaw dshaw at
Tue Jun 1 17:34:38 CEST 2004

On Tue, Jun 01, 2004 at 11:40:56AM +0700, Ivan Boldyrev wrote:
> >   Note also that a stolen key has a similar problem - the thief can
> >   try and prevent the real owner from revoking the key.
> How can it be done?
> I know revoked ID can be restored when it is signed again by owner
> (i.e. key prefs or keyserver is changed).  Is it doable with revoked
> key as well?

No, but that doesn't matter since the attacker can just edit the key
and remove the revocation packet.  Since the attacker also can control
the keyserver, he can try and prevent the real key owner from putting
that packet back.


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