Crypto Stick released!

Perry, James J. jjperry at
Thu Jun 3 16:23:41 CEST 2010

>From what I see on the advertisement, they say it has "Three independent
RSA keys (signature, encryption, authentication) with a length up to
3072 bit."  While I don't speak Marketing, it sure sounds like each key
is 1024 with the three of them taking up 3072 total.

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[mailto:gnupg-users-bounces at] On Behalf Of Joke de Buhr
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Subject: Re: Crypto Stick released!

My stick works fine with 3072bit rsa keys.

On Tuesday 25 May 2010 15:21:05 James P. Howard, II wrote:
> On 5/10/10 5:04 PM, Olav Seyfarth wrote:
> > english version:
> >
> My Crypto Stick arrived in the mail yesterday (Maryland, United
> States--ordered on May 14).
> One thing I am confused about, it suggests it accepts RSA keys up to
> 3072 bits.  However, when I tried to copy my existing 2048-bit RSA
> GPG reponds with:
>   Command> keytocard
>   Signature key ....: [none]
>   Encryption key....: [none]
>   Authentication key: [none]
>   You may only store a 1024 bit RSA key on the card
> I take it I am missing something obvious in this?
> James
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