[cryptography] Security Pop-Up of the Day

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Wed Sep 21 19:37:42 EDT 2011


On 2011-09-22 8:20 AM, Joe St Sauver wrote:
> Understood that would be the "zipless" ideal, but how would the binding
> of the private/public keypair to the email address occur then, eh?

Email client generates private/public keypair.  Sends public key to CA 
server.  CA server certifies that the owner of the private key 
corresponding to this public key is capable of receiving email at the 
address, emails certificate it back to ostensible email address.




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