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From: Mathias Homann (admin_at_eregion.de)
Date: Thu Oct 17 2002 - 03:46:19 CDT
> I would recommend using a smart card in this case, because you can
> remove it if you don't need it, and the private key never leaves the
> card - all operations are performed on-card. So an attacker cannot copy
> your key to his private machine and try to decrypt it etc.
> In addition, if keyboard snooping is an issue, you can even use a card
> reader with a keypad, so that you can enter the PIN without involvement
> from the host OS.
does the actual (as in 'the one that comes with suse 8.0) gpg do smartcards?
if so, which reader / card combo would I need? I _DO_ have a card terminal
from towitoko somewhere...
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