[Hardware] Notes... The case for an open client

jbass at dmsd.com jbass at dmsd.com
Sun Aug 15 17:13:23 EDT 2004


Elektron <elektron_rc5 at yahoo.ca> writes:
> Nobody needs the source. It was probably /dev/srandom or so, anyway.

Let me put it a different way. When brute force becomes too difficult,
then attacking the implementation or key generation strategies starts
to become viable alternatives - which in this case are closed alternatives,
and potentially weak links hidden by obscurity.

John


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