[free-sklyarov] FBI IS REPORTEDLY USING SURVEILLANCE WORM
tom at lemuria.org
Mon Dec 3 20:36:38 PST 2001
On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 02:33:53PM -0800, Jeme A Brelin wrote:
> > A more minor detail is that Magic Lantern's purpose is not to capture
> > passwords in general. It specifically targets PGP/GPG passphrases.
> What good is the passphrase without the private key? Does it capture
> those, too?
getting at something that is stored in a known place has never been a
problem for LEAs.
the passphrase, however, is inconveniently (for them) stored in your
head, and unfortunately (for them), torture has been removed from their
toolbox a while ago.
pub 1024D/D88D35A6 2001-11-14 Tom Vogt <tom at lemuria.org>
Key fingerprint = 276B B7BB E4D8 FCCE DB8F F965 310B 811A D88D 35A6
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