use policy of the GnuPG-card

Werner Koch wk at
Thu Jul 13 15:57:47 CEST 2017

On Thu, 13 Jul 2017 12:49, guru at said:

> How is this supposed to be managed?

You can't do anything about it.  The card protects your key against
compromise - but not the use of the key.

For the signing key we have a signature counter and if you can memorize
the count and the number of signatures you did, you have a way to detect
malicious use of that key.  Better malware could of course also present
you a different count - checking on a clean machine would detect that,



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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