mheyman at gmail.com mheyman at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 14:07:49 EDT 2008

On Wed, Apr 9, 2008 at 12:59 PM, Leichter, Jerry
<leichter_jerrold at emc.com> wrote:
> Anyone know anything about a company called 2factor (2factor.com)?
> They're pushing a system based on symmetric cryptography with, it
> appears, some kind of trusted authority.  "Factor of 100 faster
> than SSL".  "More secure, because it authenticates every message."
> No real technical data I can find on the site, and I've never seen
> a site with so little information about who's involved.  (Typically,
> you at least get a list of the top execs.)  Some ex-spooks?  Pure
> snake oil?  Somewhere in between?
More googling and this seems to be the technology:


Which seem to be aimed at a drop in replacement for SSL (with a
working example using Firefox and Apache). They seem to rest on a key
exchange or agreement based on  a shared secret. Take this analysis
with a grain of salt - I just gave the patent and application a quick

-Michael Heyman

The Cryptography Mailing List
Unsubscribe by sending "unsubscribe cryptography" to majordomo at metzdowd.com

More information about the cryptography mailing list