Re: Security hole in PGP found by czech cryptanalysts.

From: Phil Carmody (
Date: Wed Mar 21 2001 - 09:22:10 PST

This is not a weakness in GPG itself, it's a weakness in key management. That is why it is being touted as a weakness in all the big algorithms, it's not, it'a a weakness in the storage of private keys, which are used by those algorithms. It's always ben a known issue.


On Wed, 21 March 2001, "Joseph S. Barrera III" wrote:
> Have you seen this yet? It just showed up in my mailbox.
> I haven't had time to carefully analyze the article.
> - Joe
> Feher Tamas a écrit:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I see many are using PGP with palmtop and desktop e-mail. Here are
> > some bad news for you:
> >
> > <>
> >
> > Let's wait what independent researchers and RSA, Zimmermann , etc.
> > will comment about this rather new finding.

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