[Cryptography] MITM watch - Tor exit nodes patching binaries

Jerry Leichter leichter at lrw.com
Wed Dec 3 12:26:49 EST 2014

On Dec 3, 2014, at 9:39 AM, ianG <iang at iang.org> wrote:
> (*) I'd love to hear a better name than Bayesian impossibility syndrome, which I just made up.  It's pretty important, it explains why the current SSL/PKI/CA MITM protection can never work, relying on Bayesian statistics to explain why infrequent real attacks cannot be defended against when overshadowed by frequent false negatives.
It's not clear to me what you're trying to cover with "Bayesian impossibility syndrome", but it sounds very much like the Base Rate Fallacy.
                                                        -- Jerry

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