German ct magazine postulates death of pgp encryption

Peter Lebbing peter at
Fri Feb 27 23:05:07 CET 2015

On 27/02/15 21:12, Andreas Schwier wrote:
> I'd rather start a communication
> with a bogus key and establish trust in my genuine peer from the
> conversation we are having.

But what about that Man in the Middle who does nothing more than receive
your message encrypted to their key and forward it to the real recipient
you are building a trust relationship with? That MITM is following and
logging your interesting conversation without either of you noticing...


I use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) in combination with Enigmail.
You can send me encrypted mail if you want some privacy.
My key is available at <>

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