Re: PGP master keys

2006-04-28 Thread Hadmut Danisch
On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 10:41:12PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote: Ah -- corporate key escrow. An overt back door for Little Brother, rather than a covert one for Big Brother You should check the list of recipient keys in PGP messages from time to time anyway. I recently found a bug in

Solution revealed

2006-04-28 Thread Jeffrey Altman
Da Vinci judge's secret code revealed Fri Apr 28, 2006 8:25 AM ET By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - Mystery solved. It was the admiral. A secret code embedded in the text of a court ruling in the case of Dan Brown's bestseller The Da Vinci Code has been cracked, but far from revealing an

Re: PGP master keys

2006-04-28 Thread Anne Lynn Wheeler
Steven M. Bellovin wrote: Ah -- corporate key escrow. An overt back door for Little Brother, rather than a covert one for Big Brother the key escrow meetings attempted to differentiate between keys used for authentication and keys used for securing corporate data (I only went to a

Re: PGP master keys

2006-04-28 Thread Anne Lynn Wheeler
note from the corporate side ... is was specifically the escrow of encryption keys for data at rest ... as part of prudent corporate asset protection; it was not escrow of authentication keys nor escrow of encryption keys used for communication. the internal network was larger than the

Re: PGP master keys

2006-04-28 Thread Anne Lynn Wheeler
and real-time reference from today ... on backup tapes ... at off-site location that weren't encrypted (and should have been): Data storage firm apologizes for loss of railroad data tapes Information on as many as 17,000 workers at risk

Re: PGP master keys

2006-04-28 Thread StealthMonger
Steven M. Bellovin [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: In an article on disk encryption (http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/04/26/pgp_infosec/), the following paragraph appears: BitLocker has landed Redmond in some hot water over its insistence that there are no back doors for law