Another Snake Oil Candidate

Russ Nelson nelson at
Fri Sep 14 17:04:23 EDT 2007

Dave Korn writes:
 >   So by your exacting standards, PGP, gpg, openssh, in fact basically
 > _everything_ is snake oil.

No.  In fact Aram is saying nothing of interest.  Cryptography without
a threat model is like motherhood without apple pie.  Can't say that
enough times.  More generally, security without a threat model is by
definition going to fail.

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