[Cryptography] On the deployment of client-side certs

Bill Frantz frantz at pwpconsult.com
Thu Nov 17 19:52:54 EST 2016

On 11/17/16 at 2:21 PM, leichter at lrw.com (Jerry Leichter) wrote:

>It is interesting to note that no one, not even Apple, bothers 
>to give you any indication, even software-controlled, that your 
>microphone is live....

Since there is a good way of securing the camera with a piece of 
sticky tape, it is much more important to control the microphone 
which can't be easily defeated.

Of course, both camera and microphone are good sources for 
seeding a random number generator. But we wouldn't want to scare 
a security conscience user by turning on the lights just to hash 
the input. It's a complex problem.

Cheers - Bill

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