[cryptography] [Cryptography] Email is unsecurable

Natanael natanael.l at gmail.com
Wed Nov 27 16:24:03 EST 2013


So, Convergence/Perspectives done on email headers?

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Den 27 nov 2013 22:07 skrev "Stephen Farrell" <stephen.farrell at cs.tcd.ie>:

>
>
> On 11/27/2013 09:01 PM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> > Isn't the key distribution problem being pushed into DNS? The
> > underlying problem still exists.
>
> Depends. If say someone ended up sampling the mail header
> field values seen over a lot of messages then exceptions
> to key continuity for mail service providers would perhaps
> be enough to flag potential MITM attacks on the TLS
> sessions, or "odd" MTAs popping up from nowhere, which are
> at least some of the goals here.
>
> So DKIM-level security could actually be quite useful in
> this case I reckon.
>
> S.
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