In case you use OpenPGP on a smartphone ...
sac at 300baud.de
Sat Aug 15 17:33:15 CEST 2020
Stefan Claas wrote:
> vedaal at nym.hush.com wrote:
> > On 8/11/2020 at 3:00 PM, "Stefan Claas" <sac at 300baud.de> wrote:
> > ...
> > >As understood a Pegasus operator can do what ever
> > >he likes to do remotely, anonymously with our (Android/iOS)
> > >smartphone, without that we know that this happens.
> > ...
> > >in form of a best practice FAQ (cross-platform), to no longer use
> > >encryption software on online devices and work out
> > >strategies to use offline devices and how to handle this data
> > >securely over to an online device, until proper and affordable
> > >hardware encryption devices for online usage are available?
> > =====
> > There is already a simple existing solution.
> >  Encrypt and decrypt on a computer that has internet hardware disabled.
> I am thinking about this mobile one, once it hits the market.
> >  Use an Orbic Journey V phone that gets and sends *only text*
> Seems not to be available in Germany, so I must look for a similar one.
I did a bit research and purchased today the IMHO beautiful Doro Primo 413
dumb phone (for elderly people) and it includes a USB C to USB charger/data
cable, which then can be connected to an offline Notebook.
Once my batteries are charged, later today, I will try out the following:
Preparing a PGP message, converting it to JAB-Code and then transfer the
.png image( less than 300 KB, due to German Telefon Carrier specs.) to the
Finally I will prepare an MMS and load the image and send the message for a
test to my smartphone, for later retrival, to see if everything went well.
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