OpenPGP Smartcard Advantages
david69 at charter.net
Tue Apr 12 18:58:33 CEST 2005
On Tue, Apr 12, 2005 at 09:47:40AM +0200, Werner Koch wrote:
> Signing and decrypting is done inside the card.
> The only thing a malicious host can do is to lock the card (by sending
> several times a wrong PIN) and to trick you into signing or decrypting
It means that the malicious host doesn't have access to my private key
located on the smartcard while signing or decrypting a message on this
host, and therefore, my private key is safe.
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