Help with GNU PGP - no password prompt when sending e-mails
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Sat Nov 20 15:51:18 CET 2010
On 11/20/2010 8:36 AM, Gold IsMoney wrote:
> The issue is obvious - if it doesn't ask me for my password when sending
> e-mails, it means that anyone with access to my pc can go into
> Thunderbird and send encrypted e-mails, using my identity.
It seems you're confusing encryption and signing. No passphrase is ever
needed in order to encrypt a message to someone. You only need a
passphrase when signing a message, to verify that it comes from you.
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