[Enigmail] Subject line warnings

Mike Acker mike_acker at charter.net
Sat Mar 28 14:31:31 CET 2015

On 03/28/2015 07:21 AM, Ron OHara wrote:
> Hi,
> In Thunderbird, you are warned if you send an email with a blank
> Subject.    If the message is to be encrypted, best practice is to NOT
> have a Subject line.  The Subject line is not encrypted and thus 'leaks'
> information.
> Any ideas on how to:
> 1 - suppress the Thunderbird warning if Subject is blank and the mail is
> encrypted
> 2 - issue a warning (from Enigmail?) if the Subject is NOT blank, and
> the mail is encrypted.
> Regards
> Ron OHara
just enter a dummy subject line, e.g. "March Madness"

you are fussing over an un-important point: you cannot avoid traffic
analysis unless you toss your smart-phone in the dumpster and ride your


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