paperkey // ? feature request
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Feb 11 01:58:41 CET 2009
On Feb 10, 2009, at 7:25 PM, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> Faramir wrote:
>> IMHO, the difference is the recipients can send it's public to me by
>> some way, and check the fingerprint by telephone...
> It's not a disposable session key if the recipients need to contact
> sender afterwards. If you're assuming a high threat environment, you
> kind of need to assume the sender got flipped right after sending the
>> But how? There is still the chance to buy things with effective, not
>> with credit or debit cards, and USB Flash Drives are cheap enough and
>> easy to find at stores to make it very hard to trace...
> Timothy McVeigh was tracked through his use of a prepaid calling
> which he paid for with cash.
Not exactly: http://www.wpi.edu/News/Journal/Summer98/secured_opus.html
But still, I can imagine several ways USB drive can be traced - even
if it has a non-unique serial number and paid for with cash. Most of
them sound somewhat silly outside of a movie (which doesn't make them
impossible - just amusing).
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