[cryptography] RDRAND and Is it possible to protect against malicious hw accelerators?

Ian G iang at iang.org
Tue Jun 21 13:18:02 EDT 2011


On 18/06/11 8:16 PM, Marsh Ray wrote:
> On 06/18/2011 03:08 PM, slinky wrote:

> ....  But we know there are still hundreds of
> "trusted" root CAs, many from governments, that will silently install
> themselves into Windows at the request of any website. Some of these
> even have code signing capabilities.

Hmmm... I'm currently working on a risk analysis of this sort of thing. 
  Can you say more about this threat scenario?

iang



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