[funsec] The end of Phishing in sight?

Marius Gheorghescu mariusg at microsoft.com
Mon Oct 17 19:16:06 CDT 2005


MITM attack is only possible in the schemes without an initial secure
channel (or previously agreed keys). Or better said, it's always
possible in schemes without an initial secure channel.

> -----Original Message-----
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> Behalf Of Pierre Vandevenne
> Sent: Monday, October 17, 2005 4:04 PM
> To: Douglas F. Calvert
> Cc: funsec at linuxbox.org
> Subject: Re[4]: [funsec] The end of Phishing in sight?
> 
> Good Day,
> 
> DFC> keychain. MitM is not a "magic bullet" it is the obvious attack
based
> 
> MITM is a magic bullet in the sense that it can be invoked at will as
> an attack against virtually everything, even when it is not practical.
> Demonstrating, in a formal way, that a MITM attack is not possible in
> a given setting is hard.
> 
> --
> Best regards,
>  Pierre                            mailto:pierre at datarescue.com
> 
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