Securing Secret Keys
Fri Mar 28 15:39:02 2003
Brad Tilley wrote:
> I'm changing jobs, and I'll be leaving my old Linux workstation for a new
> one at another company. What is the proper way to remove my keys from the
> old machine?
rm -rf ~/.gnupg
would usually be sufficient. If you are more paranoid you could overwrite
the keys first, but that doesn't necessarily work on an ext2 filesystem.
ir. J.C.A. Wevers // Physics and science fiction site:
email@example.com // http://www.xs4all.nl/~johanw/index.html
PGP/GPG public keys at http://www.xs4all.nl/~johanw/pgpkeys.html