[cryptography] Preserve us from poorly described/implemented crypto
cryptography at lt.gross.net
Sat Jun 4 21:46:17 EDT 2011
"So what is AES? It's a unique pre-programmed 128-bit encryption key
which is designed to help prevent your keystrokes, which are
transmitted over-the-air, from being intercepted and deciphered."
I just discovered the preceding at:
Neither the Product Guide nor the Technical Data Sheet provide details.
Is there really only a single hardwired key for the kbd/receiver pair
as the text suggests?
"Timing Analysis of Keystrokes and Timing Attacks on SSH" has been
around for a decade now. Did the designer(s) of the keyboard's OTA
protocol take this sort of thing into account?
I can't decide whether this is snake oil or a case of having let the
intern write a blog post unsupervised.
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