[messaging] Are we pursuing real solutions for security?

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Tue Mar 11 14:15:45 PDT 2014

On 03/11/2014 04:15 PM, Tony Arcieri wrote:
> To flip the question around: are key fingerprints / TOFU a good way to
> verify a server's identity? I personally don't think so

Sure, we have lots of UI/UX problems with manual fingerprint checking,
and there are subtle failures involved with TOFU and other schemes.  If
you want to suggest another mechanism to cryptographically verify a
server's identity, please do!  It would be a shame to miss a viable option.


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