scary certificate for www.update.microsoft.com
zenadsl6186 at zen.co.uk
Tue Jun 19 00:37:29 BST 2012
Ian Batten wrote:
> But the moment there is the slightest suggestion that your hypothesis
> is true, PFS is there to thwart it.
That's just the ephemeral DHE key exchange I talked about a day or so ago.
It may well thwart it - but it isn't commonly, or even often, used.
Spending £1.8bn on something to
> which there's a trivial counter-measure might rebound on the people
> asking for the budget.
Was that $1.8tn ...?
$1.8 billion is so small, it's maybe not enough to break 2,000 1Kbit
RSAs per year..
-- Peter Fairbrother
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