use policy of the GnuPG-card

Matthias Apitz guru at
Sun Jul 16 21:25:28 CEST 2017

El día jueves, julio 13, 2017 a las 03:57:47p. m. +0200, Werner Koch escribió:

> ...
> 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,
> though.

Why we only have a counter for the signing key?

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