On Tue, 8 Jul 1997, Jonathan M. Bresler wrote:
> >I'm not saying your software is backdoored, but I don't think that
> >is a very good argument - at least not to people who have seen the
> >list of Crypto AG's customers.
> Julian, you really should state things more clearly. your omissions
> leave room for misunderstanding. surely this was unintentional.
> the US govt compromised the security of encryption product(s) sold
> by the Swiss firm Crypto AG. US govt personnel read the communications
> of those countries that used Crypto AG equipment. (someone want to provide
> a citation?)
> what does Check Point FireWall-1 have to do with Crypto AG,
> leaving aside innuendo. whats the old line? "have you stopped beating
> your wife yet?
I think the point was "giving a list of customers is not a sign of
I, personally, would be more concerned with the key recovery aspects of
the stuff put out by TIS than I would the Check Point software. (Mainly
because that has become the mandated firewall of choice at work and I know
it has a back door. They advertise it on their web page!)
> this thread has been nearly all noise and no signal. the SNR from
> mars has been higher.
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