[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Gmail and SSL
- Subject: Gmail and SSL
- From: kmedcalf at dessus.com (Keith Medcalf)
- Date: Sun, 30 Dec 2012 13:30:03 -0700
Your assertion that using "bought" certificates provides any security benefit whatsoever assumes facts not in evidence.
Given recent failures in this space I would posit that the requirement to use certificates purchased from entities "under the thumb" of government control, clearly motivated only by profit, and with highly questionable moral and ethical standards represents a huge increase in risk of passive attack and confidentiality failure where such rosk did not previously exist.
Sent from Samsung Mobile
-------- Original message --------
From: Jimmy Hess <mysidia at gmail.com>
To: Randy <nanog at afxr.net>
Cc: NANOG list <nanog at nanog.org>
Subject: Re: Gmail and SSL