Signing a key (meaning)
expires2011 at ymail.com
Tue Apr 12 01:09:17 CEST 2011
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On Monday 11 April 2011 at 11:49:10 PM, in
<mid:4DA38566.4030401 at grant-olson.net>, Grant Olson wrote:
> I don't think it counts as the middle if you have
> access to the email account.
> If I've got your logon info, and I'm accessing your
> account that way, it's no longer invisible when I try
> to quickly delete the original message and throw up a
> fake replacement. You might see a message hit the
> inbox, get deleted, and see a similar one pop up from
> your mail client. And if you reply to the forged
> message, I can't stop that from going out into the
> world to trick the other party.
That's all fair enough, but I still think the standard MITM attack is
an example of "some hypothetical exploit by some hypothetical attacker
compromises your communications."
MFPA mailto:expires2011 at ymail.com
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