Dan Kaminsky

Mikael Abrahamsson 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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