[link] Improving the security of your SSH private key files

Nice article on SSH:

Ever wondered how those key files in ~/.ssh actually work? How secure are they actually?

As you probably do too, I use ssh many times every single day — every git fetchand git push, every deploy, every login to a server. And recently I realised that to me, ssh was just some crypto voodoo that I had become accustomed to using, but I didn’t really understand. That’s a shame — I like to know how stuff works. So I went on a little journey of discovery, and here are some of the things I found.

 

Click through for the full article:
http://martin.kleppmann.com/ssh-keys.html

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