faramir.cl at gmail
Jan 31, 2012, 11:57 AM
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El 31-01-2012 9:12, Marko Randjelovic escribió:
> I tried to revoke this key since after changing a passphrase on
> 2012-01-28 and using it with new passphrase immediately after,
> after a few hours I could not again be successfull (bad
Since you know the old and new passphrase, maybe you can bruteforce
it, using passphrases as a guide and looking for characters that could
have been mistyped. I don't know about tools to do it, but there
should be some.
> But revkey also askes for a passphrase.
To generate a revocation certificate you need the private key, so
you need the passphrase. If you have an already generated revocation
certificate, importing it doesn't require passphrase.
> Is there any way to revoke this key?
No. If you uploaded your key to keyservers, the only thing you can
do is to ask people that signed that key to revoke the signatures on
it, that way, it would be easier to chose the right key in future (I
mean, once you get a new key, and it gets signed, people will find 2
keys, one signed, and new, and another with revoked signatures, and
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