[Security] keystroke and timing attacks against IM traffic?
stpeter at stpeter.im
Mon Aug 4 17:32:50 CDT 2008
During an IM session earlier today, Jonathan Schleifer mentioned to me
that he thinks the work of Song, Wagner, and Tian on SSH might apply
equally to instant messaging traffic:
For an opposing view see:
It seems to me quite possible that IM traffic is more susceptible to
attacks of this kind than SSH is, especially given the existence of
things like chat state notifications:
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