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Re: Virus attacks on PGP
> > Where can one get PGP burnt into cdrom? Or the equiptment to do it
> If you can wait a while, TERENA (UKERNA, SURFnet, etc) are producing a PGP CD
> at the start of next year ...
Would PGP on CD-ROM truely gaurantee a corrupt/virus free executable? A
virus already running in memory could tamper with what it's doing,
perhaps extracting the necessary keys and dumping them to a log file.
This would be especially dangerous on a UNIX system where many people
might be using PGP, thinking it is secure.
I think the only way to be safe is to actually boot up off of the CD-ROM,
and hope that the hardware in your computer physically hasn't been
tampered with :)