Smart card

Matthias Mansfeld m.mansfeld at
Sun Apr 9 00:05:27 CEST 2017

On 8 Apr 2017 at 10:30, Roy A. Gilmore wrote:

> I've been watching this thread for a while, and felt the need to chime
> in. Are smartcards (or USB tokens) a PITA? Sometimes. BUT, leaving
> your private key on your laptop, tablet, or phone is about as secure
> as leaving a spare key to your house under the door mat.

Not so evil. Spare key under the door mat would be the private key on 
your laptop AND a post-it with the passphrase on the display.


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