Decrypt without password...

Steve Butler
Wed Mar 6 23:46:02 2002

I'd never do this for my personal key.  But for the corporate one running on
the internal corporate GnuPG server where everybody who has access to the
machine can read the plain text anyway....

Now, I don't leave the pass phrase as plain text but the methods I use to
"hide" it are easily broken (otherwise I'd have to actually encrypt it with
another passphrase).  It at least keeps the causual observer somewhat at

-----Original Message-----
From: Brad Tilley []
Sent: Wednesday, March 06, 2002 1:49 PM
Subject: Re: Decrypt without password...

On Wednesday 06 March 2002 16:13, Steve Butler wrote:

Is it just me, or is this insecure? I would _never_ place my pass phrase in
file. Security and convenience seem to always be at odds. As for me, I'll 
take security along with inconvenience any day.

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