Perform only asymmetric encryption/decryption
wk at gnupg.org
Mon Apr 11 15:16:17 CEST 2016
On Sun, 10 Apr 2016 12:56, erik.nellessen at informatik.hu-berlin.de said:
> No, this is not about encrypting large amounts of data with asymmetric
> encryption. ;) It is about encrypting and decrypting small strings,
> which are still way smaller than the public/private key. So I guess
You better stick to the hybrid encryption scheme unless you want to
violate implicit security assumptions. In particular we know that we
use the public key algorithm to encrypt a random string (the session
In any case you are working outside of the OpenPGP spec and thus you
would be better off to have someone design you a new protocol to suit
your special purpose.
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