[Dshield] Virtual Matrix Encryption Hoax?

John Hardin johnh at aproposretail.com
Mon Mar 25 21:47:42 GMT 2002


Well, the "one million bit key" part is somewhat misleading. It sounds
like they do something like an MD5 hash on /bin/bash, with a 2048-bit
salt value that gets exchanged between the hosts. Interesting idea.

John Hardin                                   <johnh at aproposretail.com>
Internal Systems Administrator                    voice: (425) 672-1304
Apropos Retail Management Systems, Inc.             fax: (425) 672-0192
 "Rather than form a federation with Microsoft and work with what we
  had already created, there was this notion that the world should be
  offered an alternative."
                     - Craig Mundie, Microsoft CTO,
                       puzzled by non-MS-owned .NET user data services
 51 days until Star Wars episode II: Attack of the Clones

More information about the list mailing list