Confirmation for cached passphrases useful?
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Mon Oct 18 04:47:24 CEST 2010
> That may be true. However, remember feeling secure is part of security
> too, so if that feature doesn't break anything, and make people sleep
If a feeling of security comes as the result of *real security*, this is good.
If a feeling of security comes as the result of *no improvement in your situation*, this is bad.
> And if one day the user finds it has been disabled somehow, the user
> might become aware of some malware in the machine...
By this logic every user should have a big piece of Scotch tape on the center of his or her screen. If the piece of tape is ever missing, then you know someone's been tampering with your machine.
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