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[Discuss] KeePassX

On 08/14/2013 06:34 AM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> Agreed. But, breaking the session key only works for a single message 
> or a single session. If they want to target a specific individual, 
> breaking the RSA/DSA keys will give them access to all encrypted 
> messages. (within the context is that a sent message is encrypted by 
> the recipient's public key), 

Yes, breaking the RSA/DSA key will let them read files or e-mails 
(effectively a file) encrypted with that public key.  But I think that 
if you are doing SSL with that public key, the key exchange cannot be 
understood by a passive observer, so passively recording the packets 
will not let someone later decrypt the exchange.


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