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

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 15:56:33 EDT 2011


On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 1:18 PM, Ian G <iang at iang.org> wrote:
> 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?
http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2010/08/open-letter-verizon
http://www.slate.com/id/2265204/

Jeff



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