[Announce] Attack against OpenPGP encryption

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Fri Feb 11 19:39:03 CET 2005

On Fri, 11 Feb 2005 17:18:14 +0000, C D Rok said:

> on a more fundamenatl level. In symetric systems, the correspondent
> is never an adversary, while in public key systems the assumption must

You forgot about the man in the middle or here even someone who
sniffend the message and replays it.  They both would take the same
message and modify it which is what the attack is about.


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