A postmortem on Efail

Steffen Nurpmeso steffen at sdaoden.eu
Wed May 23 00:15:58 CEST 2018

Ben McGinnes <ben at adversary.org> wrote:
 |On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 02:19:37AM +0100, Mark Rousell wrote:
 |> On 21/05/2018 13:34, Ben McGinnes wrote:
 |>> I agree with most of the article and largely with the need to break
 |Mine too, it's why I keep a copy of 1.4 installed at all.  It's been a

I only use v1.4, and i will never never never never use anything
newer because that is very large and consists of an immense amount
of components that i really do not need.  I receive keys via
hkps:// and sign, verify, encrypt and decrypt.  Having no pinentry
is a bit of a problem, also because ~/ expansion is not possible
in gpg.conf; but i have a small mkfifo program that feeds in the
passphrase as appropriate, so this works for me.

|Der Kragenbaer,                The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
|(By Robert Gernhardt)

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