Re: debunking snake oil

2007-09-04 Thread Vin McLellan
I apologize for misstating your name, Mr. Simon. I thought I had answered your question. No one asked me to reply to Ruptor, or to you -- and you chose the tone of this exchange. As I said, I would be shocked if anyone at RSA or EMC even knows about this discussion. No one tells me what

Re: RSA SecurID SID800 Token vulnerable by design

2006-09-14 Thread Vin McLellan
On Cryptography, and in several other online forums, Hadmut Danisch [EMAIL PROTECTED], a respected German information security analyst, recently published a harsh critique of one optional feature in the SID800, one of the newest of the six SecurID authentication tokens -- some with slightly

Deciphering Incan khipu

2006-03-29 Thread Vin McLellan
Boston Globe reporter Gareth Cook [EMAIL PROTECTED] was awarded the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism for explaining, with clarity and humanity, the complex scientific and ethical dimensions of stem cell research. He's an unusually talented writer. _Vin

ECC Wit and Wisdom (Fwd)

2006-03-23 Thread Vin McLellan
Pithy wit and wisdom from New Zealand. lol. _Vin -Original Message- From: Peter Gutmann [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, 23 March 2006 12:41 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [Cfrg] Defining inter operable ECC keys in for IETF protocols Blumenthal, Uri [EMAIL

Re: AES suitable for protecting Top Secret information

2004-04-14 Thread Vin McLellan
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RE: Code breakers crack GSM cellphone encryption

2003-09-08 Thread Vin McLellan
At 05:04 PM 9/8/03 , Trei, Peter wrote: Why the heck would a government agency have to break the GSM encryption at all? The encryption is only on the airlink, and all GSM calls travel through the POTS land line system in the clear, where they are subject to warranted wiretaps. A government

Re: traffic analysis of phone calls?

2003-07-12 Thread Vin McLellan
Personal (Use it if you'd like, but keep me out of it.) Steve Bellovin wrote: Slightly off-topic, but a reminder of the sort of thing that ordinary crypto doesn't hide. http://www.silicon.com/news/59-51/1/5093.html?rolling=2 IT Myths: Colombian drugs gang's mainframe-assisted