S/MIME or PGP/MIME?
Fri Dec 7 16:05:01 2001
Len Sassaman <email@example.com> writes:
> Another point to note, of course, is that there is no way to prevent
> people from using 40 bit encryption when sending S/MIME messages to you,
> due to a number of technical mistakes in the S/MIME standard.
There is no way to prevent people from using 0 bit encryption (that
is, when they forget to push the "encrypt" button) when sending
PGP/MIME messages to you either. A good S/MIME enabled mailer would
never use weak crypto.
> If people are interested, I'll dig up my list of reasons why S/MIME is
I don't think S/MIME is dumb, so if you can prove me wrong I will
learn something, so please dig it up. :-)