Chris Liljenstolpe writes:
> I hope they don't carry this idea down to their newly aquired divisions.
BTW, it's kind of scary, no? As if the US patent of public key
cryptography is not enough, now we have a barely technically competent
money bag as its owner.
broadcasting late in night from his home
> At 05:10 96-10-24 +0200, the sage Bernd Eckenfels scribed:
> >> Anyway, I was asking about the _algorithm_, not the source code. I can
> >> hack little things like that myself, thankyouverymuch.
> >I was talking to a german SecurID Salesperson about this. I asked fot the
> >mathematical Algorithm (which PNG is used and which Hash. Asked about the
> >internal Bit-Length and so on. All I got was the Answer:
> >We dont publish this, since it would make SecurID more insecure.
> >I was dicussing with him a big time, but he was unable to understand that
> >secure Algortihms dont need the be secure. I realy hpe the developers of
> >SecuID know that better and dont use a weak PNG and keep it secure just to
> >be secure.
> Thus end the quotation from the scroll
> Chris Liljenstolpe - "The Engineer formerly known as Swanson"
> Mr. Saftey himself - Currently living with the penguins as
> the Network Engineer at McMurdo Station, Antarctica
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