PGP something for you

Nigel Murphy [darkhorsenzl]
a month ago | edited a month ago

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Hi

enter 09B8F295E8A5FB47
which is the my key id upload

keeps saying “key not found”

any help would be good.

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fred [feuerstein]
a month ago

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If you don’t have the right server by accident it will take some time to spread your key around. Be patient


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thanks. thought that might be the issue but wasn’t sure as don’t uses PGP.

Pete Maynard [Osaka]
a month ago

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Do people normall say ‘09B8F295E8A5FB47’ when asked the question ‘Who are you?’ ?

fred [feuerstein]
a month ago

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I had many problems to be unique as the search will look up for any keyword, so it found several accounts and didn’t choose mine

Pete Maynard [Osaka]
a month ago

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@feuerstein Yeah, I also had problems it was finding an old entry which I didn’t have the private key for >.<

WHGhost
4 weeks ago | reply to #79260

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How long does it typically take for a key to propagate? I starting to wonder if I’m doing this right.


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depends on the keyservers

Jusb3
4 weeks ago

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Is it part of the challenge to spam your key to all possible pgp/gpg keyservers? :P I sent my key to first server (one where my Ubuntu-box defaults) ~2 days ago, but the key doesn’t seem to be found by the challenge code. I also tried few hours ago to send it to some other servers, I’ll check the results again tomorrow. Would it be too big spoiler to just give the server the site is using? I think hiding the information doesn’t add any value to the challenge, but makes the challenge lot more frustrating.

WHGhost
4 weeks ago

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I fully agree, there is no fun trying every server possible.

fred [feuerstein]
4 weeks ago

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Hacking is most of the time about research with try and error, so stop whining ;)

Jusb3
4 weeks ago | reply to #79301

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This is getting little off topic, but additional obscurity doesn’t make any challenge any better in my eyes. Anyways, seems that the one of the other servers I spammed seem to have done the trick during night.

-3rr0r-
4 weeks ago

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What keyservers are used?

WHGhost
4 weeks ago

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Well, as @feuerstein pointed out, it is part of the challenge to figure it out. I agree it’s not the best part of the challenge but that’s how it is. You can look for notorious servers and post your key there to help it spread faster. You might even find the right one!

-3rr0r-
4 weeks ago

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Sorry, I didn’t realize the goal was to find out the key servers kkkkk

WHGhost
4 weeks ago

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I would not say it is the goal of the challenge, but getting the site to find your key is definitely part of it.

fred [feuerstein]
4 weeks ago

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Definately, as the search routine could find a wrong account by the keywords you supply

WHGhost
4 weeks ago

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@feuerstein Looks like you speak from experience :P

juniorlef11
3 weeks ago

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There is a change in the challenge?

Keeper
3 weeks ago

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I think this topic gives away too much information about the challenge.

Perhaps it should be marked as a spoiler?

Nigel Murphy [darkhorsenzl]
3 weeks ago | edited 3 weeks ago | reply to #79379

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have marked it as spolier now.


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finaly just waited for a week for it to found me. I now have completed it

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