iButton Crypto (Slightly off topic)

Michael Sobolev mss@despair.transas.com
Thu, 9 Mar 2000 01:26:16 +0300

On Wed, Mar 08, 2000 at 01:05:00PM +0900, sen_ml@eccosys.com wrote:

> mss> If you just have a pair of keys, then according to the known
> mss> practices it is recommended to generate a revokation certificate
> mss> as soon as you generate a key pair, correct? So if you loose
> mss> your iButton, you just issue (send our, whatever :) you
> mss> revokation certificate, and everything is fine, right?
> if i understand you correctly, you are suggesting putting the secret
> key unencrypted in the iButton.
What made you think so? :) No, what I am talking about is just storing the secret key in iButton's memory using standard procedure (should user choose to put no password, this will be unencrypted). -- Mike