Re[2]: encrypting messages

2020-03-27 Thread Andrew Savchenko
Hello Christopher, Saturday, March 28, 2020, 11:33:06 AM, you wrote: > I've never used it, nor do I know if The Bat! can use this mode let > alone it's compatibility with other email clients. Possible with clients that support easy(ish) passing of key-data handling to pinentry. Also, I should

Re: encrypting messages

2020-03-27 Thread Christopher Warrington
On 2020-03-27 at 5:33 PM, Andrew Savchenko wrote: > It is *technically* possible to use GPG in symmetric mode for messaging > purposes. > > ``` > $ echo "Hello World" > cleartext > $ gpg -o encrypted -c cleartext > ``` > > ...Then one needs to wrap the routine above into something palatable

Re[2]: encrypting messages

2020-03-27 Thread Andrew Savchenko
Hello Christopher, Thank you for the well-constructed and informative message, I just wanted to add one small point to the below: >> What I would like to be able to do is send password-protected >> messages that can only be opened by the receiving party who has the >> password. Is that what this

Re: encrypting messages

2020-03-27 Thread Christopher Warrington
On 2020-03-23 at 12:55:15 PM, Achdut18 wrote: Before I go on and answer your more detailed questions, I urge you to think about the threat model that you and your colleague have. As with all things in security--whether online or offline--you will want to figure out which threats you care about