https (was: Re: Exploit for DNS Cache Poisoning - RELEASED)

Jim Popovitch yahoo at
Fri Jul 25 23:14:53 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jul 25, 2008 at 5:52 PM, Matthew Petach <mpetach at> wrote:
> I'm sure when Gmail gets close to the same number of users
> as Yahoo, they will discover how challenging and painful it is
> to support that many simultaneous short-lived SSL connections.

True, however GMail has the advantage of seeing Yahoo!'s past problems
and working (in advance) around them.   SSL is a good thing, and
thankfully Yahoo! came into the 21st century.  ;-)   Before I switched
to GMail I use to VPN my laptop connections to Yahoo!  POP3 via a
server closer to Yahoo! to avoid sniffing opptys.

-Jim P.

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