OT: Revoking Old Keys... my problem

Steve Butler sbutler at fchn.com
Thu May 6 16:54:16 CEST 2004

Sure you can encrypt it.  Just what are you going to do when you lose the
secret key and are unable to decrypt it (which is the reason you have a
separate revocation certificate in the first place)?  Just which foot are we
shooting here?

-----Original Message-----
From: Greg Sabino Mullane [mailto:greg at turnstep.com]
Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2004 4:14 AM
To: gnupg-users at gnupg.org
Subject: Re: OT: Revoking Old Keys... my problem

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> Just remember that you can't store the revocation certificate in
> an encrypted form, so anybody hacking your webmail account
> (or any sysadmin...) could revoke your key.
Of course you can encrypt it. It's just a file like any other, so
just "gpg -ca" and then you can store it anywhere you like, where

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