Error with SimpleSecure

Johan Wevers
Sun Jul 29 23:28:01 2001

Weihan Leow wrote:

> Sorry, I mean to say encrypt with my public key on the server. When it
> gets emailed to me, I'll then decrypt it with my secret key. What I want
> to know is if theres any problem with leaving my secret key on the shared
> server (where hundreds of people use it).
Yes, those people could possibly get at your secret key. The secret key is encrypted (I assume) but usually cracking the passphrase will be easier than calculate the secret key from the public key. -- ir. J.C.A. Wevers // Physics and science fiction site: // PGP/GPG public keys at