Security of the gpg private keyring?

Guy Halford-Thompson guy at
Mon Feb 28 12:47:24 CET 2011

Assuming I have password protected secret keys, can I assume that the
gpg private keyring is secure?  I.e., if my private keyring was to
fall into malicious hands, would the aforesaid hands be able to
extract any useful information from my password protected keys?

I am not taking about super-hackers cracking the keys here here...
just things like metadata associated with the keys... email addresses,
who has signed them, expiry date etc...


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