symmetric email encryption
2014-667rhzu3dc-lists-groups at riseup.net
Sat Jul 19 16:55:15 CEST 2014
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On Saturday 19 July 2014 at 4:41:10 AM, in
<mid:53C9E8D6.4010108 at riseup.net>, Mirimir wrote:
> I just emailed that to myself using Thunderbird +
> Enigmail in Ubuntu. I was prompted for a password, and
> "foo" decrypted the symmetrically encrypted block.
I did a similar thing and my email program prompted me to "Input
OpenPGP key passphrase for <unknown recipient>." Mine decrypted OK, as
well. If I encrypt it to my key as well as to a passphrase, it does
not list <unknown recipient> among the passphrase entry options, but
does encrypt with the test passphrase as well as with my key.
As an aside, the gui frontend I use for key management has a "current
window" or "clipboard" encrypt function, which allows to add
"symmetrical" by ticking a box (and prompting to enter the passphrase
MFPA mailto:2014-667rhzu3dc-lists-groups at riseup.net
She looked like butter wouldn't melt in her mouth - or anywhere else.
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