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comment GnuPG/OpenPGP Key Practices
GPG keys are also susceptible to third party attack.
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comment GnuPG/OpenPGP Key Practices
@PaĆ­loEbermann, if we had a single CA hierarchy ,that would be the difference. However the majority of S/MIME users are in private hierarchies or using self-signed certificates. So in practice both S/MIME and PGP have the same trust model, which is Key Continuity Management.
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comment GnuPG/OpenPGP Key Practices
@packs: I'm sorry to hear of your problem. However, your client shouldn't let you send an encrypted mail to people for whom it doesn't have a public key. And yes, there are some old versions of Outlook that won't open a signed message, but those versions should be replaced anyway because they are riddled with other security problems.
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comment GnuPG/OpenPGP Key Practices
@David: When I send you an S/MIME signed message, that message includes my digital signature and my public key. Most mail clients will take that public key and automatically add it to your key store.
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