RSA vs DSA/ElGamal
z.himsel at gmail.com
Fri Jun 9 06:31:18 CEST 2006
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John W. Moore III wrote:
> Zach Himsel wrote:
>>> I created a RSA key that can sign and encrypt (only one key, no subkey).
>>> Is that ok? Or is that a security and/or performance weakness? Or is it
> That's Fine! There is *no* security weakness there; as long as the Key
> size is 2048 you should be in great shape.
> Assuming you still have control over your 'compromised' Key you may wish
> to generate a Revocation Certificate for it and Import it into your Key
> and then send the Old/Original Key (now Revoked) to the Keyservers so no
> one will attempt to use it in the future.
> Word of Caution: If you have any Files encrypted using the Old/Original
> Key; Decrypt them first.
> JOHN ;)
> Timestamp: Friday 09 Jun 2006, 00:18 --400 (Eastern Daylight Time)
I'm way ahead of you :)
I already sent out the revocation signature to the keyservers.
I've already decrypted all the files that I can think of. I'm also
keeping the floppy with the original (before it was revoked) secret key,
and the revocation certificate in case I come across another file.
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