Re: AOL Help : About AOL® PassCode

2005-01-04 Thread Ian G
R.A. Hettinga wrote: http://help.channels.aol.com/article.adp?catId=6sCId=415sSCId=4090articleId=217623 Have questions? Search AOL Help articles and tutorials: . If you no longer want to use AOL PassCode, you must release your screen name from your AOL PassCode so that you will no longer need

Re: AOL Help : About AOL® PassCode

2005-01-06 Thread Ian G
Joerg Schneider wrote: So, PassCode and similar forms of authentication help against the current crop of phishing attacks, but that is likely to change if PassCode gets used more widely and/or protects something of interest to phishers. Actually I have been waiting for phishing with MITM to

Re: Dell to Add Security Chip to PCs

2005-02-03 Thread Ian G
Erwann ABALEA wrote: On Wed, 2 Feb 2005, Trei, Peter wrote: Seeing as it comes out of the TCG, this is almost certainly the enabling hardware for Palladium/NGSCB. Its a part of your computer which you may not have full control over. Please stop relaying FUD. You have full control over your

Re: Dell to Add Security Chip to PCs

2005-02-04 Thread Ian G
Ed Reed wrote: I'm just curious on this point. I haven't seen much to indicate that Microsoft and others are ready for a nymous, tradeable software assets world. No, and neither are corporate customers, to a large extent. Right, so my point (I think) was that without some indication that

Re: Identity thieves can lurk at Wi-Fi spots

2005-02-08 Thread Ian G
R.A. Hettinga wrote: http://www.usatoday.com/tech/news/2005-02-06-evil-twin-usat_x.htm The facility uses software and sensors to monitor 480 wireless devices used by medical personnel at 110 access points. Last month, it stopped about 120 attempts to steal financial information from medical

Re: How to Stop Junk E-Mail: Charge for the Stamp

2005-02-17 Thread Ian G
Peter Gutmann wrote: Barry Shein [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Eventually email will just collapse (as it's doing) and the RBOCs et al will inherit it and we'll all be paying 15c per message like their SMS services. And the spammers will be using everyone else's PC's to send out their spam,

Re: [fc-discuss] Financial Cryptography Update: On Digital Cash-like Payment Systems

2005-10-20 Thread Ian G
cyphrpunk wrote: If this is the model, my concern is that in practice it will often be the case that there will be few intermediate exchanges. Particularly in the early stages of the system, there won't be that much to buy. Someone may accept epoints for payment but the first thing he will do is

Re: [fc-discuss] Financial Cryptography Update: On Digital Cash-like Payment Systems

2005-10-26 Thread Ian G
John Kelsey wrote: From: cyphrpunk [EMAIL PROTECTED] Digital wallets will require real security in user PCs. Still I don't see why we don't already have this problem with online banking and similar financial services. Couldn't a virus today steal people's passwords and command their banks to