[Mageia-dev] PGP keys and package signing

Dick Gevers dvgevers at xs4all.nl
Mon Jan 31 22:49:32 CET 2011

On Mon, 31 Jan 2011 17:18:25 +0100, Michael Scherer wrote about Re:
[Mageia-dev] PGP keys and package signing:

>The problem is not leaking the key, it is about cryptographic attacks
>about older keys.
>If in 10 years, there is some technology that allows people to get our
>private key by bruteforce on the public one

You can never ever obtain the private key from the public one, that is
impossible. It can only be compromised if someone looses the private key
plus the password is cracked.

=Dick Gevers=

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