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pinentry implementation with fingerprint sensor support

Currently, I am using Pinentry Mac from Xcode on my system to sign git commits. For this, I am having to input my passphrase each time I am waiting to sign a commit. Seeing that my MacBook Pro has a ...
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Use PGP domain key for email encryption in Apple Mail

I want to send a PGP encrypted email to someone let's say has the email address john.doe@example.com The company provides a so called domain key for all email adresses that end on @example.com. I ...
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SSH keybased authentication using smartcard

I originally posted this on Information Security but am hoping to attract an answer here since this is OSX specific. So I'm fairly new to more secure forms of key management, I've been used to ...
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How can encrypted Apple DMGs be so fast to open?

On remote drive I have an encrypted .dmg and the same files in a gpg encrypted tar file. The DMG opens within seconds, but to access the tar file, I first need to decrypt it, in this 10 minutes, and ...
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GPG is not caching passphrases on Big Sur

I've been using the same gpg configuration for years which I use with a yubikey to decrypt files and password storage. I've been setting up a Big Sur computer, and while gpg works the agent completely ...
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gpg generating key pairs with `--full-gen-key` option hangs option hangs

On macOS Big Sur, I'd like to generate key pairs by gpg --expert --full-gen-key but it has been hanging for hours. What should I do?
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GPG constantly throwing "no such file or directory" when doing operations

So I want to create a GPG so I can use it. I did gpg --gen-key, put in the information but it threw theNo such file or directory error (see below). ❯ gpg --gen-key gpg (GnuPG) 2.3.1; Copyright (C) ...
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pinentry-mac: disable Keychain storage

I'm using pinentry-mac with openfortivpn, to prompt for passwords and tokens. I installed both using Homebrew. However, there's a button in the pinentry dialog to save to the keychain, and it's ...
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GPG asks for Passphrase for new key

I want to know what to do after forgetting a passphrase. I've deleted and revoked all keys and made a new one but I was hoping that the passphrase would reset for me. to make a newer one. Do I need to ...
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Sync ~/.gnupg dir between multiple Macs? (GnuPG / MacGPG)

I have GPG Suite 2020.1 installed on 2 computers, both running macOS 11.0.1. I would like to sync my GPG keychain and config files between them, so that adding/trusting a key on one machine is ...
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Which software should I download to generate GNU GPG Key on mac?

I am registering to Keybase and they need GNU GPG Key. I uploaded the SSH one but it did not work. Can you help me in this regard?` I am using 10.11.6