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Re: Hidden WebTV signatures



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I have no idea to wherre to begin an analysis....  The begining is noticably
the same.  with more variation the farther along.  A header or version
identifier?  obviosly can't be a straight hash.

At 04:55 PM 10/11/98 , you wrote:
>
>On 11 Oct 1998 15:57:33 -0500, Anonymous <[email protected]> wrote:
>
>>
>>Peter Gutmann writes:
>>
>>> For those of you who don't read sci.crypt, Robert Ames <[email protected]>
has 
>>> posted an article in which he observes that all WebTV posts contain an 
>>> X-WebTV-Signature: line containing base64-encoded data.  For samples of 
>>> WebTV-generated posts, try the alt.weemba newsgroup, which is filled
with 
>>> WebTV-user drool (caution: remember to employ protection when exposting
your 
>>> mind to the content of the messages).  Some samples:
>>>  
>>> X-WebTV-Signature: 1
>>>         ETAsAhQDqtur/jfleJ2CDOnNrVoeyALEQAIUOQyCBbzjx5HHfxeMERDgCjztXOU=

>>> X-WebTV-Signature: 1
>>>         ETAtAhUAmCCzQt+Tqt6fNX+L9+gDCECaqQkCFA0YCPz5tk85mUgq7iX/u4vWvOgG

>>
>>Could someone grep their news spool for a few hundred of these signatures
>>and post them here?  We can do statistical analysis on them and determine
>>whether they all appear to be modulo the same q value.
>
>
>Here ya go.  313 webtv sigs
>
>-- Phelix
>
>
>
>	ETAtAhQeHk0+b8Au0iGpkJrZtwhsU2MVoAIVAJR/nr45zMDoq1G526NRP+3jHVIb 
>	ETAtAhUAiWMjaBJx75P5wCgIxslClcSUU4cCFHT6dVYU49dtEvX4HCI4bcmEiKBU 
>	ETAsAhRLS36vm1OTCBG3CIAwMpdtg3fR1gIUdgWUE1cbbagEl7VbQvsengViPHc= 

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