Cryptographers and U.S. Immigration

2004-07-23 Thread R. A. Hettinga
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U. of Tokyo, Fujitsu advance towards quantum cryptography

2004-07-23 Thread R. A. Hettinga
http://www.infoworld.com/article/04/07/23/HNquantumcrypto_1.html InfoWorld U. of Tokyo, Fujitsu advance towards quantum cryptography Project succeeds in generating single photo needed for securely sharing keys across telecom networks By Martyn Williams, IDG News Service July 23, 2004

E-commerce attack imminent; Sudden increase in port scanning for SSL doesn't look good

2004-07-23 Thread Anne Lynn Wheeler
E-commerce attack imminent; Sudden increase in port scanning for SSL doesn't look good. http://www.techworld.com/security/news/index.cfm?NewsID=1975 ... aka not necessarily an attack on SSL itself ... but identifying end-points with open SSL ports as attack targets i.e. end-points with open SSL

Re: E-commerce attack imminent; Sudden increase in port scanning for SSL doesn't look good

2004-07-23 Thread Matt Crawford
E-commerce attack imminent; Sudden increase in port scanning for SSL doesn't look good. http://www.techworld.com/security/news/index.cfm?NewsID=1975 ... aka not necessarily an attack on SSL itself ... but identifying end-points with open SSL ports as attack targets i.e. end-points with open SSL

Re: E-commerce attack imminent; Sudden increase in port scanning for SSL doesn't look good

2004-07-23 Thread Anne Lynn Wheeler
At 11:09 AM 7/23/2004, Matt Crawford wrote: I can't see any reasonable way to derive your conclusion from the cited article. The surge began on 15 July, the day before the public disclosure of a critical flaw in a server module called mod_ssl. The last time Netcraft observed similar

Re: E-commerce attack imminent; Sudden increase in port scanning for SSL doesn't look good

2004-07-23 Thread Anne Lynn Wheeler
slightly more topic drift w/respect to potential/possible threat models ... i have put quite a bit of work into security taxonomy as part of the merged securitity glossary and taxonomy http://www.garlic.com/~lynn/index.html#glosnote i've relatively recently taken a pass at the cve database ...