keys require a user-id

Andrew Gallagher andrewg at
Mon May 18 13:28:27 CEST 2020

On 18/05/2020 12:12, Stefan Claas wrote:
> You can argue now that you can give a freeform UID the name rob or rjh
> too, but this would maybe not so good, because your are publicity known
> as rob or rjh, thus defeating the purpose a bit.

If your threat model includes your endpoint device being compromised and
leaking your contact list, then you should be implementing an extra
layer of protection such as Tails and/or a hidden VeraCrypt volume. In
the vast majority of scenarios, endpoint compromise is Game Over, and
tinkering with obfuscation will not help you.

Andrew Gallagher

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