[RC5] Die SETI die !

Stephen DeGabriele stephend at aebc.com
Fri Jul 30 09:43:00 EDT 1999


so then why make your own source so that Distributed.net could ignore all
your contributions because you have a bad sig? :)


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> [mailto:owner-rc5 at lists.distributed.net]On Behalf Of Ian Clelland
> Sent: Wednesday, July 21, 1999 9:19 PM
> To: rc5 at lists.distributed.net
> Subject: Re: [RC5] Die SETI die !
>
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> >>
> >> actually with digital signatures i don't see how altering
> the source
> >> can work. i would think it would cause the signature to be wrong.
> >>
>
>
> >if you write you rown source you can make your signature.. no?
>
> You can easily sign your own source code, but you cannot make
> a signature
> that appears to be from d.net -- forging a public key
> signature would be a
> problem at least as hard as breaking this RC5 message.
>
>
> Ian Clelland
> Central Industrial Wire
> http://www.centralindustrial.com
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