[Enigmail] about creating a secure encryption

Charly Avital shavital at mac.com
Tue Jul 1 15:34:40 PDT 2008


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On Jul 1, 2008, at 3:54 PM, Robert J. Hansen wrote:

> [...]


>> - the work-around: add a signing only 2048 bit subkey to your current
>> key. The 2048 bit subkey will have to be RSA, because of the same DSA
>> limitation.
>
> Not true.  This message is signed with a 2kbit DSA key, for instance,
> and uses SHA256.
>
> (Hmm.  Why am I using SHA256, instead of SHA224?  Probably because (a)
> it doesn't matter very much and (b) I had a braino and I'm too lazy to
> fix it right now.)

This message is signed with the signing RSA subkey of:
pub  1024D/A57A8EFA  created: 2002-02-11  expires: never       usage:  
SCA
               trust: ultimate      validity: ultimate
sub  2048g/CE3A0945  created: 2002-02-11  expires: never       usage: E
sub  2048R/855B83EF  created: 2005-11-20  expires: never       usage: S
[ultimate] (1). Charly Avital (GnuPG) <shavital at mac.com>

Using SHA256

Charly



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