Fwd: Re: Fwd: Re: Question for app developers, like Enigmail etc. - Identicons

Robert J. Hansen rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Mon Jun 12 17:19:03 CEST 2017

> If Mallory would get somehow access to my Computer and replace one
> pub key from my communication partners with a fake one and sets the
> trust level to Ultimate. How can i detect this, if i'm not always
> looking at the complete Fingerprint and compare it with a separate
> list?

If Mallory can tamper with your keyrings, that's a total game-over
condition.  At that point there are dozens of attacks open to her.  Once
you lose control of your computer, it's all over.

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