Re: Kommentar: Efail ist ein Megafail für E-Mail-Verschlüsselung | heise online

Mirimir mirimir at
Sat May 19 01:07:11 CEST 2018

On 05/18/2018 08:51 AM, Mark Rousell wrote:
> On 18/05/2018 20:27, Martin wrote:
>> Hello Matthias,
>> Friday, May 18, 2018, 3:40:53 PM, you wrote:
>>> Jürgen Schmidt is a dedicated OpenPGP hater. Be warned and/or just 
>>> ignore this comment.
>> And again recommandatioin for Signal. It seems to be a PR campaign -
>> but a very bad one.
> Indeed, there does seem to be a recurring campaign of pro-Signal
> propaganda at every turn recently on multiple fronts. It is making me
> very, very suspicious indeed.
> Those who seem to be blindly claiming that Signal is a replacement for
> email, without considering the specifics of individual users and use
> cases, are not helping security, safety, or privacy (no matter what some
> of the benefits of Signal may be).

Well, PFS _is_ an advantage.

But largely, using Signal means using smartphones.

And just about _all_ smartphones are OPSEC nightmares.

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