antonio.bleile at seac02.it
Fri Feb 9 12:01:45 CET 2007
> On Fri, 9 Feb 2007 11:36, antonio.bleile at seac02.it said:
> > Mh... That means I've missed something really fundamental...
> > When you send an encrypted mail you send the encrypted data and the
> > receiver at some point has both, the public key and your encrypted
> > mail. Else, how should he read your mail? Am I totally wrong?
> It is the way around. You use the *public* key to *en*crypt
> to the recipient. The recipent uses his *private* key to *de*crypt.
> Of course you could include a private key in a viewer
> software so that anyone can encrypt files for use by this
> viewer. I think that is what you had in mind.
Exactly. I interchanged the terms. Weird. Shouldn't public
be "public"??? Thank you for clearing this up. There are
the other two questions still open ;) :
- Does libcrypt do the job? I guess so...
- The CAD data may contain a fixed header, so an atacker knowing
the header might use this info to easily get the private key?
Thank's and Salam,
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