Weakness in the keyserver network (Was Re: Global Directory signatures)

Johan Wevers johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Fri Jan 7 14:13:39 CET 2005

David Shaw wrote:

>To make an extreme example, say there was a rogue signer, pumping out
>thousands of signatures a day onto the keyserver network, all set to
>expire in a week.

Or worse, signatures that don't expire at all. If they're from 10000
different keys, it's much more difficult to get rid of them.

ir. J.C.A. Wevers         //  Physics and science fiction site:
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