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From: Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>
Subject: Re: Redux: 2004.1 will not include a secure portage.
Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2004 10:47:53 +0200
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On Sunday 28 March 2004 18:39, Sami Näätänen wrote:

> To do what?
>
> The master key will not be present there.
> And if you don't provide those keys that are in the card the keys you
> make with the trojaned machine can't be validated with the master
> public key.

That would only work if the external device actually performs the 
singing. Not when the key itself is readable by the computer the device 
is inserted in. I don't know if it would be possible to acquire such a 
device allthough they probably exist.

Paul

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