One Time Password and GnuPG

Roscoe eocsor at
Mon Jun 9 06:00:01 CEST 2008

Would a smartcard address this private key compromising problem?

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 2:52 AM, Andrew Berg <bahamutzero8825 at> wrote:
> Robert J. Hansen wrote:
>> If you don't have physical security over your hardware, you don't have
>> anything.  You cannot use GnuPG safely on a malicious machine
> Exactly. There are keyloggers (both hardware and software), screenloggers,
> USB drive copy programs, and a lot of other nasty stuff you'll never see
> coming. If the copy program picks up your key, and a keylogger or
> screenlogger picks up your passphrase, your key is compromised.
>> it's like trying to make water not wet or bricks not heavy.
> Bricks can be hallowed out. :P
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