AW: Smartcard Support, open system security, law,( certificate sig removed)

Johan Wevers
Fri Aug 22 17:49:02 2003

Werner Koch wrote:

>revevealed to anyone; your own smartcard contains your own key - why
>would you want to crack the card then?

Not you, but an attacker who finds or steals the card would.

>Please give me some hints on how you can remotely compromise a private
>key stored on a properly implemented smartcard.

Someone could crack it, copy it to another card and then use it.

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