gnupg encrypted mail and malware/spam
Sun May 11 18:26:02 2003
At 13:28 2003-05-11 +0200, you wrote:
>'I do not fear 'ordinary' viruses or other malware. What i really fear
>is a sophisticated attacker that send on a very slow rate backdoors to
>single users in my network. I can not guarantee the really no user will
>start the program. If it is started, it's easy to create a backchannel
>over allowed traffic like http.'
>Does nobody fear this, too? I'm very surprised that this threat was
>never discussed in the context of public key infrastructures.
>Hoping for more comments and suggestions,
Hi again Thomas,
did you read my mail about stopping unknown software from running on the
client? I believe it is a step forward that such software is available from
at least 2 different developers. It's quite popular to use Abtrusion
Protector to "lock" computers at Swedish schools. Wouldn't the same kind of
solution be applicable at your company?