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Re: Phone call for Mr. Doligez, was Re: SSL challenge -- broken !

At 11:32 AM 8/16/95, Jason Weisberger wrote:
>like using a "security envelope" to mail cash or putting the club on your
>car.  It presents just enough of an obstacle to keep honest people honest.

        As the Mitnick experience shows, the vulnerability of the
providers' host systems is a concern not addressed by link-oriented schemes
such as SSL.  Longer keys for SSL would not have improved the protection on
the 30,000 credit card numbers he stole.


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