riseup.net OpenPGP Best Practices article
wk at gnupg.org
Thu Jun 26 08:40:14 CEST 2014
On Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:53, johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl said:
> While important I don't loose a night's sleep over a DOS attack. It's
> annoying but it doesn't reveal any confidential information.
Nor do I. However, such a simple DoS is generally consideres a security
bug and thus you should better update.
> Perhaps a "better safe than sorry" approach after remembering that
> RSA-768 was once (in the pgp 2.0 days) advertised as futureproof
> "military-grade" encryption? Attacks only get better in time, never worse.
Back then it was. Unless you used any computer. Back then almost all
boxes were vulnerable to several FOO root/supervisor exploit of the
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