swmike at swm.pp.se
Tue Aug 4 13:25:28 CDT 2009
On Tue, 4 Aug 2009, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> Yes, but a wise man without a PR agent doesn't do the *rest* of the
> community much good. A Morris or Bernstein may *see* the problem a
> decade before, but it may take a Mitnick or Kaminsky to make the *rest*
> of us able to see it...
Same thing to get the industry to scramble to get rid of MD5 in SSL-certs,
known for a long time, when it was shown to be practical it didn't take
that long to get rid of.
People want proof, not theory.
Mikael Abrahamsson email: swmike at swm.pp.se
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