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Jul
26
comment If I sign someone else's key and later decide it was a bad idea, is it possible to un-sign it?
Thank you, you're right - added it.
Jul
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revised If I sign someone else's key and later decide it was a bad idea, is it possible to un-sign it?
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Jul
24
comment If I sign someone else's key and later decide it was a bad idea, is it possible to un-sign it?
Revoking signatures does not change anything regarding keys, especially it does not create new ones. I don't get your point.
Jul
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Jul
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Jul
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Jul
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
23
comment If I sign someone else's key and later decide it was a bad idea, is it possible to un-sign it?
Tl;dr: use multiple key servers which are probably trustworthy to be somewhat sure.
Jul
23
comment If I sign someone else's key and later decide it was a bad idea, is it possible to un-sign it?
If you don't trust a key server, choose another one. Lots of them are offered by organizations like universities, linux distributions, ... The key servers are connected to each other, so if everything's fine, everything will be distributed – otherwise, you will be able to realize it isn't by fetching the information from the suspicious key server – unless it's only giving limited information to a limited group of users.
Jul
23
answered If I sign someone else's key and later decide it was a bad idea, is it possible to un-sign it?
Jun
22
answered Is storing the private key and public keys in same directory on server recommended, like OwnCloud does?
Jun
18
reviewed No Action Needed When downloading from an https web page - will the download also use ssl?
Jun
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reviewed No Action Needed The brute-force resistence of bcrypt versus MD5 for password hashing?
Jun
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reviewed No Action Needed How can I convince my customers not to send Credit Card data over email?
Jun
11
answered Is PGP web of trust exportable?
Jun
11
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Jun
8
comment Fastest public-key algorithm for testing purposes
OpenPGP does not accept no public-private crypto algorithm. It actually accepts plain text as symmetric encryption, but I'm not sure whether the implementations accept it. ;)
Jun
8
comment Fastest public-key algorithm for testing purposes
What is the problem you're trying to solve with mass key generation? In a test suite, usually predictable execution is preferred. Why do you need to create new keys every time? Otherwise: Choose the smallest possible key size, as this requires less entropy. Waiting for random data will very likely be the determining time factor when creating lots of keys. You might want to have a look at the way cryptico uses a passphrase as seed, requiring less entropy and writing your own code to create key pairs.
Jun
4
answered Should I sign the CAcert key?
May
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answered Why do I have keys of strangers in my GPG keychain?