mutt/autocrypt integration released (muacrypt-0.9.0)

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Mon Nov 26 20:27:36 UTC 2018


On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 21:04 +0100, Jean Louis wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 08:50:42PM +0100, holger krekel wrote:
> > Hi Jean, 
> > 
> > i assume you are currently already using always-encrypted e-mail with
> > your endangered contacts, right?  In this case nothing changes with
> > autocrypt/muacrypt as it leaves already-encrypted mails alone.  
> > Please note that autocrypt/muacrypt aims to automatically replace 
> > *cleartext* mails with encrypted ones when it appears workable. 
> 
> I understand, sure. Yet it is concept of less
> security, not more. I don't see the advantage.

I don't understand :) How can encrypting a message that 
would otherwise go out as cleartext produce less security? 

> In last 3-4 days, about 4-5 people corresponding
> with me started using Openkeychain application, so
> they encrypt/decrypt emails. And we use our email
> domains, not public one.

yip, K-9 Mail uses OpenKeychain and they also
implement Autocrypt, actually.

holger


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