[cryptography] Fwd: MalwareBytes
ron at flownet.com
Fri Jun 24 15:11:40 EDT 2016
I originally sent this to John Levine privately, but the discussion seems to have leaked onto this list so I’m re-sending my response to John here for the record.
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com>
> Subject: Re: [cryptography] MalwareBytes
> Date: June 24, 2016 at 11:50:08 AM PDT
> To: "John R. Levine" <johnl at iecc.com>
> [Responding privately, just in case I’m being an idiot, which is entirely possible]
> On Jun 24, 2016, at 11:35 AM, John R. Levine <johnl at iecc.com> wrote:
>>> But all of this is rather a moot point nowadays. Now that letsencrypt is live, there is no reason to pay for a cert any more.
>> Try getting a let's encrypt cert for your mail server.
> Why would that be a problem? Don’t mail servers use the same X509 certs that web servers do?
>> Or getting an EV cert.
> Why would you need one? Are there any browsers out there that actually distinguish between EV and DV certs?
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