[Security] TLS Certificates Verification

Greg Hudson ghudson at MIT.EDU
Tue Aug 19 11:56:52 CDT 2008


On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 18:50 +0200, Dirk Meyer wrote:
> Use case: I want to connect my media network using XMPP. I have a
> set-top box (bot) and a mobile phone I want to use to control the
> set-top box. Should I use a CA? Not a good idea.

I'm not sure what kind of solution you're looking for here.  What
distinguishes your mobile phone from someone else's?  You probably can't
have strong authentication with zero configuration and zero human
support.




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