Re: Encrypting incoming messages with GnuPG
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On 05/09/09 17:42, Dave Patterson wrote:
> * Harry Rickards <email@example.com> [2009-05-09 11:14:14 +0100]:
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>> I was wondering if anyone knew of a way, perhaps using /etc/aliases, so
>> that all incoming mail addressed to my username (hrickards) is encrypted
>> with *my* public key, so that when I read it only I can read it using
>> *my* private key. If the mail was signed or encrypted beforehand, it
>> could then be decrypted with my private key as usual.
> Hmm. So, we're looking at encrypting mails as they come in, prior to
> disk write, in a format that you, and only you, can later decrypt them,
> preferably using gpg. I don't care why, it's an intereѕting problem.
> Local storage remains secure. At least that's what I think is the
> Outside of using some disk encryption system like this:
> I'd try to pipe the mail fetchmail, procmail (pipe to
> Remembering procmail only functions as a gate, and does not write the
> mail to disk until told to, and neither does fetchmail
> (or getmail or retchmail).
> script should be very simple:
> gpg -e -r yourusergpgidhere themessage
> Build from that command.
> Trick is to not write to disk prior to encryption.
Uh, huh. Thanks for the tips, I'll try to come up with something from that.
Harry Rickards (a.k.a l33tmyst)
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