Date sent:              Tue, 25 Oct 2005 00:38:36 +0200
To:                     cyphrpunk <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Copies to:              John Kelsey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Ian G <[EMAIL 
From:                   [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Daniel A. Nagy)
Subject:                Re: [fc-discuss] Financial Cryptography Update: On 
Digital Cash-like Payment Systems

> One intresting security measure protecting valuable digital assets (WM
> protects private keys this way) is "inflating" them before encryption.
> While it does not protect agains trojan applications, it does a surprisingly
> good job at reducing attacks following the key logging + file theft pattern.
> This security measure depends on two facts: storage being much cheaper than
> bandwidth and transmission of long files being detectable, allowing for
> detecting  and thwarting an attack in progress.

How does one inflate a key?
> -- 
> Daniel

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