[messaging] Are we pursuing real solutions for security?

Tony Arcieri bascule at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 13:15:01 PDT 2014

On Tue, Mar 11, 2014 at 10:33 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net
> wrote:

> This use case still a real security issue, and i haven't heard a
>  plausible answer yet about how SAS can be used to verify a web server's
> key without introducing a number of troubling vulnerabilities.

To flip the question around: are key fingerprints / TOFU a good way to
verify a server's identity? I personally don't think so

Tony Arcieri
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