[cryptography] 2010 TAO QUANTUMINSERT trial against 300 (hard) targets

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Thu Mar 13 18:55:11 EDT 2014


Greg Rose <ggr at seer-grog.net> writes:

>You get the routers to create valid-looking certificates for the endpoints,
>to mount man-in-the-middle attacks.

This is relatively easy for home routers, since the self-signed certs they're
configured with are frequently CA certs.  In other words they ship from the
factory in a MITM-ready state.

Peter.



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