simultaneous encryption to public key,
and conventional (symmetric)
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Fri May 5 19:06:56 CEST 2006
On Fri, May 05, 2006 at 12:20:13PM -0400, vedaal at hush.com wrote:
> when a gnupg message is encrypted to one user's public key, and at
> the same time to another user by symmetric encryption without a
> public key,
> is the same session key used for the encryption,
> or does the symmetric encryption have a different session key made
> from an s2k hash of the passphrase ?
No. It's the same session key throughout. Having multiple session
keys would effectively equal sending the entire message multiple
times, once for each session key.
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