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Re: Mondex Broken
The TNO is a Dutch research organization. Based on this blind man's
view of the elephant, it's sort of like a national lab, but with a more
On Wed, 10 Sep 1997, Adam Shostack wrote:
> John Young wrote:
> | We've received from anonymous a report on breaking
> | Mondex's pilot system by TNO along with a confidential
> | 1996 memo describing the break:
> | TNO's Ernst Bovenlander gave some details of these
> | attacks (though he didn't mention Mondex as the target).
> This seems pretty cool (the point in the memo about 'security
> being suitable for purpose' with purpose left undefined but implied by
> Mondex to be 'low value' is very interesting). However, its not clear
> to me who TNO is?
> "It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once."