Key server security considerations / Certification Authorities
Janusz A. Urbanowicz
Sun Feb 18 21:05:08 2001
> how do I prevent someone else to create a key in my name and to send it to a
> key server to mislead third parties?
> And is anyone aware of a Trust Center (Certification Authority) which would
> sign a GnuPG key created by me?
Thawte Computing (www.thawte.com) used to do this as a part of their
Personal Web of Trust Certification System. Allegedly they stopped this
service due to compatibility problems (their software choked on pure,
GPG-generated OpenPGP keys, for instance), but I'll advise checking.