GnuPG private key resilience against off-line brute-force attacks (was: Re: Backup of private key)

markus reichelt ml at
Sun Nov 29 02:33:58 CET 2009

* "Ciprian Dorin, Craciun" <ciprian.craciun at> wrote:

>     Thank you for the quick reply. (This is the kind of answer I was
> hopping to get. :) ) It seems that `s2k-count` escaped me. :)
>     Maybe there should be an entry in the FAQ about this topic.

Well, other projects make good use of that option, f.e. loop-AES,
have a look at section 5 of

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