gnupg doesn't create new keys

Doug Barton dougb at
Mon Mar 14 21:25:19 CET 2016

On 03/14/2016 01:02 PM, Fabian Santiago wrote:
> Technically yes. It's a hosted vps.

If you have any thought of using your key(s) for anything security 
related you need to create them on something you have exclusive control 
over. Creating them on someone else's virtual server means that they are 
compromised from the moment you create them.

That said, if you are just creating keys for fun, or for some sort of 
experiment, that's fine, but please don't publish them to the key servers.


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