Message was not integrity protected

David Shaw
Wed Aug 7 16:47:02 2002

On Wed, Aug 07, 2002 at 03:25:47PM +0100, Simon Hatton wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> Hello
> I've recently updated my copy of GPG to version 1.1.91 for Windows
> 2000.
> I've noticed that now whenever I decrypt an encrypted file stored on
> my computer I get the following warning:
> "gpg: WARNING: message was not integrity protected"
> I was wondering is there anyway to remove this warning other than
> adding the option "no-mdc-warning" to my options file?

Sure, get people to send you integrity protected messages ;)

That warning is to inform you that the message that was sent has no
MDC.  If it's a file that you encrypted yourself, you might want to
re-encrypt it with a MDC.


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