Why does FreeBSD insist on https?
list_freebsd at bluerosetech.com
Fri Apr 3 18:41:16 UTC 2015
On 2015-04-03 10:59, Dieter BSD wrote:
> From what I've read about that attack there are better ways to prevent it
> than using https. (I'll leave that as a exercise for the reader.)
No, please don't leave it as an exercise for us. That's what security
research has been doing for decades. So far the only viable solution is
encryption. If you have a better solution than encryption to the
problem of in-flight modification of data, I and the rest of human
existence would like to hear it.
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