Encrypt + Sign format?

Johan Wevers johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Mon Nov 27 18:26:53 CET 2006

Nico Schottelius wrote:

>When I encrypt and sign a message, is the signature also
>crypted or is it around the encrypted part?

It is first signed and then encrypted. Since the information who signed the
message might be sensitive too this makes sense.

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