Hacking PGP - Black Hat Briefings

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by hugsy, Jan 5, 2012.

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  1. hugsy

    hugsy Registered Member

    May 22, 2010
    Well it's Black Hat's briefing on hacking PGP
    Recommended :)

  2. tlu

    tlu Guest

    Written in spring 2005! Nothing new.
  3. x942

    x942 Guest

    For the most part these are side channel attacks and can be prevented. But the issues with RSA and Asymmetric cryptography are the exact reasons I don't trust it. I only use it to sign e-mails and with that I max out the key size and expire the keys every 6 months. I have never trust them as they are much weaker than symmetric cryptography. a 1024 bit RSA key is approximately the same as a 90-bit Symmetric key.

    Good read though! :thumb:
  4. PaulyDefran

    PaulyDefran Registered Member

    Dec 1, 2011
    Same here. El Gamal for encryption. Advanced GnuPG Key Creation options.

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