Implications Of The Recent RSA Vulnerability

erythrocyte firasmr786 at
Thu Mar 11 16:51:05 CET 2010

On 3/11/2010 9:13 PM, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> OpenPGP assumes the endpoints of the communication are secure.
> If they're not, there's nothing OpenPGP can do to help you make it
> ...All tools have preconditions: the existence of a precondition doesn't mean the tool is broken.
> The precondition for a microwave oven is, "the food must need heating."
> The precondition for OpenPGP is, "the endpoints must be secure." 

How very eloquently put :-) . Makes sense. Thanks :-) .

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