[Security] Perspectives: Improving SSH-style Host Authentication with Multi-Path Probing

Pedro Melo melo at simplicidade.org
Tue Aug 26 08:59:33 CDT 2008


Hi,

On Aug 26, 2008, at 2:41 PM, Dirk Meyer wrote:

> in case you do not read Slashdot or follow Usenix publications, here
> is an interessting link:
> http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~perspectives/perspectives_usenix08.pdf
>
> The question is: who is the Notary Server in our case. It can not be
> the XMPP server because the XMPP is one of the view points an attacker
> could be.

I read it and my first though was: what is the advantage of a notary  
to a web of trust?

Best regards,
-- 
Pedro Melo
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