[cryptography] Constitutional Showdown Voided as Feds Decrypt Laptop
rvh40 at insightbb.com
Thu Mar 1 16:22:22 EST 2012
From: "Jeffrey Walton" <noloader at gmail.com>
>> "They must have used or found successful one of the passwords the co-defendant provided
>> them," Fricosu's attorney, Philip Dubois, said in a telephone interview Wednesday.
>Perhaps Fricosu reused a password and was on a mailing list using Mailman...
Yeah - what's the deal with Mailman sending the password in clear-text, once a month?
Did anyone really think that was a good idea? Was it a tradeoff between security and help desk support costs? What other reason could there be?
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