[cryptography] [Cryptography] Email is unsecurable

Natanael natanael.l at gmail.com
Tue Nov 26 11:35:52 EST 2013


That can really only be solved by gateways, IMHO. It's the only way to talk
between the systems that don't put limits on how secure either one can be.

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Den 26 nov 2013 16:09 skrev "c1cc10" <rana at isolved.it>:

> If we're discussing about this topic it is because of people. emails are
> one people's need: as techis we could create and use any other fancy
> communication means and do not bother.
> So if we want to bring a new communication infrastructure for everybody
> we cannot jump over the existing one, which sadly is the unsecurable email.
> Thus we need to consider back-compatibility for any upgrade of the email
> protocol, in order to let anyone use it as they do it now.
>
> my 2 cents
>
> Francesco Rana
> >> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 1:51 PM, Stephen Farrell
> >> <stephen.farrell at cs.tcd.ie> wrote:
> >>> ...
> >>> Personally, I'm not at all confident that we can do something
> >>> that provides end-to-end security, can be deployed at full
> >>> Internet scale and is compatible with today's email protocols.
> >>> But if others are more optimistic then I'm all for 'em trying
> >>> to figure it out and would be delighted to be proven wrong.
> >>
>
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