Rebuilding the private key from signatures
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Thu Feb 24 15:13:13 CET 2011
On 2/24/11 9:09 AM, Aaron Toponce wrote:
> However, I was in a discussion with a friend, and the topic came
> up that it is theoretically possible to rebuild your private key if
> someone had access to all your signed mail.
It is theoretically possible to rebuild your private key if someone has
access to *one* signed mail.
It is also theoretically possible to rebuild your private key using a
fifth of gin and a Ouija board.
These two theoretical possibilities are of roughly the same magnitude.
Don't worry about it. :)
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