kernel cyptography

Ron885 the l33t linux d00d ron885 at linuxfreemail.com
Wed Jan 10 21:49:50 PST 2001


On Wednesday 10 January 2001 10:48 pm, L Vogtmann wrote:
> Since only my private key can make a signature that a copy of my public key
> can decode, you know whether or not I was the one who signed the message.
> (i.e. no one can pretend they're me by trying to create a fake signature,
> they also cannot change the text of the message without breaking the
> signature.)

Um... is a private key like a string or something? what if 2 people have the 
same one...?
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