Re: entropy depletion (was: SSL/TLS passive sniffing)

2005-01-07 Thread Michael_Heyman
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Enzo Michelangeli Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2005 7:50 PM This entropy depletion issue keeps coming up every now and then, but I still don't understand how it is supposed to happen. If the PRNG uses a really non-invertible

RE: Your source code, for sale

2004-11-06 Thread Michael_Heyman
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Finney, Hal (CR) [SNIP discussion on ripping cash] The problem is that if the source code you are purchasing is bogus, or if the other side doesn't come through, you're screwed because you've lost the value of the torn

RE: dual-use digital signature [EMAIL PROTECTED]

2004-07-28 Thread Michael_Heyman
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter Gutmann Sent: Saturday, July 24, 2004 9:07 PM [SNIP] A depressing number of CAs generate the private key themselves and mail out to the client. Replies to this talked about business cases to have control of the private

RE: Question on the state of the security industry

2004-07-12 Thread Michael_Heyman
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Ian Grigg Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2004 6:49 AM Here's my question - is anyone in the security field of any sort of repute being asked about phishing, consulted about solutions, contracted to build? Anything? McAfee

FYI: 3 qubits encrypted

2004-03-31 Thread Michael_Heyman
Apparently, it is as hard (or harder) to produce random qubits as random bits. There are some sentences in this article that don't make sense so I am guessing the author doesn't really understand the subject. From: http://www.trnmag.com/Stories/2004/011404/Quantum_dice_debut_011404.htm l

RE: quantum hype

2003-09-22 Thread Michael_Heyman
From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Behalf Of Dave Howe Peter Fairbrother may well be in possession of a break for the QC hard problem - his last post stated there was a way to clone photons with high accuracy in retention of their polarization [SNIP] Not a break at all. The