gpg on public system?

Jan Petranek
Fri Feb 2 16:03:01 2001

On 2 Feb 2001, Florian Weimer wrote:

> > is there a secure way of using gpg in a more or less
> > public multiuser-system - say, a university's computer pool?
> No, this is impossible. If the system is insecure, you cannot keep
> your private keys secret.
Well, that indeed is a point. So I have to put up with minimizing the risks. Any suggestions to that? (of course the better alternative would be a really safe system, but that is beyond the rights of my account :( Thanks again, JanP