Tim Dierks wrote: >[resending due to e-mail address / cryptography list membership issue] > >On 8/24/05, Ian G <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > >>Once you've configured iChat to connect to the Google Talk service, you may >>receive a warning message that states your username and password will be >>transferred insecurely. This error message is incorrect; your username and >>password will be safely transferred. >> >> > >iChat pops up the warning dialog whenever the password is sent to the >server, rather than used in a hash-based authentication protocol. >However, it warns even if the password is transmitted over an >authenticated SSL connection. > >I'll leave it to you to decide if this is: > - an iChat bug > - a Google security problem > - in need of better documentation > - all of the above > - none of the above > > - Tim > > > >
Judging by the log (captured using Trillian), google talk is using TLS, thus the Legacy SSL support isn't there, but plain text authentication is ok [14:23] *** Creating connection "[EMAIL PROTECTED]/Trillian" [14:23] *** Server supports TLS encryption... [14:23] *** Negotiating XMPP SSL connection... [14:23] *** Connection established using EDH-RSA-DES-CBC3-SHA (TLSv1/SSLv3) [14:24] *** Attempting to authenticate using PLAIN [14:24] *** Authenticated. [14:24] *** You have successfully connected to Jabber.
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