newbie problems

Max Brandt
Sun Dec 8 04:14:02 2002

 >>I see that GPGshell gives me the option, in GnuPG preferences, to
 >>remove this warning (no-mdc-warning). As there appears to be no
 >>option in PGP8 relating to modification detection code, I
 >>assume that PGP (at least in the freeware version) encrypts
 >>without mdc, which would make all messages vulnerable to message
 >>modifications attacks. Am I correct?

 >PGP  always encrypts without MDC, though it can understand
 >MDC-protected messages generated elsewhere.
 >  David Shaw  |  |  WWW

That seems a good reason not to use PGP 8

Max B