Smart card

Michael Kesper mkesper at
Sat Apr 8 22:51:20 CEST 2017

Hi all,

Am 08.04.2017 um 10:16 schrieb Wouter Verhelst:
> Smartcards are useful. They ensure that the private half of your key is
> never on any hard disk or other general storage device, and therefore
> that it cannot possibly be stolen (because there's only one possible
> copy of it).

The kernelconcept cards at least can also be used with a key "backup".
If you store that backup safely, you can still use your key when you put
your smart card into washing mashine AND dryer (or it breaks for
whatever reason) but you don't risk it being stolen with your laptop.


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