Smart card

John Byrnes john at
Fri Apr 21 04:08:54 CEST 2017

> Once you assume that your opponent is specifically targeting you with
> malware capable of sophisticated memory forensics, you're screwed.
> Pinning your hopes on a smartcard is the worst kind of crypto-fetishism.
>  You can't proudly hold it up and say "ah ha, but *now* I am safe from
> Tier-1 actors!"  It doesn't work that way.

For the most part, my opponent is forgetful me who formats his drive
before backing up his .emacs and .gnupg directories. Having the keys on
a smart card is way less annoying than trying to recover that yet
again. :-)

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