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Software cannot protect against physical attacks. Security requires a layered approach. Most cases have the ability to put on a physical lock. More secure systems cases can also hide the cable connections and prevent changing keyboards, or other peripheral connections. The BIOS/boot password is only one part of a greater security plan for a system. It's ...


This is not actually the secret key, but a kind of stub referencing the one on your card. This stub contains pretty much all "metadata" of your private key (including the public key belonging to it), but the actual private key is only stored on your card (and never leaves it). This is important, as the card only stores the actual key (and performs basic ...

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