GnuPG v2.x?

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at
Mon Apr 7 16:26:49 CEST 2008

Werner Koch wrote:
> necessary enhancements to their S/MIME implementation.  The way Mozilla
> works is basically: Show a positive result but don't annoy the user if
> the signature is suspicious.  The fact that Mozilla may fall back to 40
> bit RC4 encryption may indicate that the developers do not consider
> privacy a major goal.

I think that last statement is no longer true. As of Thunderbird 2.0,
SeaMonkey 1.1 and Firefox 2.0 all 40 bit algorithms are disabled by
default (but the user may still enable them if he knows how to change
hidden prefs).


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