What do if forgot password?

markus reichelt ml at mareichelt.de
Fri Feb 6 22:10:55 CET 2009

* Sven Radde <email at sven-radde.de> wrote:

> > Then they would need brute force against key AND password or they 
> > know about weaknesses in algorithms which nobody else knows. 
> Let me clarify this a bit:
> Whoever wants to break your key needs to do "only" one of the following:
> 1) Retrieve your public key and break the RSA/... key. -OR-
> 2) Get access to your secret keyring file and then break the passphrase.

Don't forget the silver bullet: http://www.xkcd.com/538/

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