time delay unlock private key.

Robert J. Hansen rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Thu Jan 23 19:20:32 CET 2014

> My private pgp and smime keys are secured by a password, but there is no
> time delay, which makes a brute force attack possible.

GnuPG doesn't make a brute force attack possible.

You make a brute-force attack possible by choosing a weak passphrase.   
Choose a strong one.  It's really that simple.

> Could a time delay be implemented similar to the one I just mentioned?

Not really, although DKG gave you a good heads-up about the number of  
iterations in s2k.

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