In case you use OpenPGP on a smartphone ...

Mark azbigdogs at
Tue Aug 11 02:19:07 CEST 2020

I was thinking about getting an app called iPGMail for iPhone/iPad to
use PGP on them. From my very limited experience it looks like it might
be a good choice as well.

On 8/10/2020 8:49 AM, Stefan Claas wrote:
> Michał Górny wrote:
> [...]
>> Why use PGP on your phone if you carry a whole laptop with you anyway?
> Good question. There is software for Andoid available called OpenKeyChain,
> which as understood is the defacto standard for Android smartphone users,
> in combination with a MUA for Android.
> The question IMHO now is what should mobile device users do now? I showed
> a solution, assuming those users have an offline laptop too, which then
> would allow them to comfortably and securely create their messages.
> Not all people can purchase now a new smartphone with a more secure OpenSource
> OS and new SIM, I assume.
> I also do not know if it is common if people use an (compromised?) online
> laptop, as a smartphone, when on the road.
> Regards
> Stefan

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