[cryptography] preventing protocol failings

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Wed Jul 13 07:07:31 EDT 2011


Ralph Holz <holz at net.in.tum.de> writes:

>The question, after all, is how often do you really read the SSH warnings?
>How often do you just type on or retry or press "accept"? What if you're the
>admin who encounters this maybe 2-3 times day?

The August (I think) issue of ;login, the Usenix magazine (
http://www.usenix.org/publications/login/, it's not out yet), has a brief
article on this.  The answer is "effectively zero".

Peter.




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