Tag: gnupg

A story about NFC on my ThinkPad T470

A day before I have been experimenting with the GnuPG keycard and found out it is working well with the smart card reader on my trusty T470. The card I have ordered comes with the Mifare DESFire EV1 compatible RFID/NFC chip inside. Very plainly, NFC is the RFID with encrypted com…

GnuPG security token has arrived

I have started learning more about the GnuPG security tokens fairly recently in the post about GitHub automatic commit signing. Links in that post provide for some great read too, go check it out if you are interested. GnuPG security token is a device that stores the keys on the …

Automatically signed GitHub commits are puzzling

I wanted to finally start getting into signing my commits, mainly because among any other reasons, it increases the overall confidence in my work. With the GitHub's decision to display a yellow warning stating Unverified near the commit list, the trend towards signing will almost…

How to verify integrity of OpenWRT files

The OpenWRT page about download integrity verification describes three steps for a successful verification of downloaded files: Download the sha256sum and sha256sum.asc files Check the signature with gpg --with-fingerprint --verify sha256sum.asc sha256sum, ensure that the GnuPG …