[cryptography] naming is hard as CAs now get to demonstrate

ianG iang at iang.org
Sat Apr 13 05:26:26 EDT 2013


On 13/04/13 04:50 AM, dan at geer.org wrote:
>
> naming is hard as CAs now get to demonstrate

...
> Once ICANN approves the
> gTLD, the attacker has a legitimate certificate to go about performing
> man-in-the-middle attacks.


By waiting for ICANN approval of a namespace, CAs can now validly issue 
name clashes within an approved space, and thus everyone can rest easy. 
  That makes sense.



iang



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