[Enigmail] Subject line warnings

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.email
Sat Mar 28 19:55:41 CET 2015


On 3/28/15 6:31 AM, Mike Acker wrote:
> 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
> bike.

+1


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