Rebuilding the private key from signatures

Jerry gnupg.user at
Thu Feb 24 21:58:06 CET 2011

On Thu, 24 Feb 2011 10:38:41 -0500
Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at> articulated:

> Fortunately, i don't think that the PRNG used in GnuPG has any known
> vulnerabilities.

The key word there is "known"; although the feasibility of rebuilding a
private key by a normal end user is extremely slight. In any case, I am
not going to be losing any sleep over it. Besides, if I wanted a truly
secure encryption, I would use a one-time pad system. That is about as
secure as it gets.

Jerry ✌
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