[ILUG] Net banks with linux support
typedef at eircom.net
Sat Jul 16 18:16:05 IST 2005
Bryan O'Donoghue wrote:
> Brian Foster wrote:
>> my solution to the on-line banking issue is: don't.
>> that is also my option on internet shopping. research yes,
>> sensitive details (e.g, payment), NO FSCKING WAY (albeit I
>> confess to having done so in "emergencies").
> The keyspace, for the encryption used, for SSL/TSL if we assume AES, is
> 2^128 keys... the chances of getting lucky cracking such an encrypted
> set of TCP packets... is quite small. Brute forcing is practically
> impossible, since there is not enough silicon nor enough time in the
> universe, to search the entire AES keyspace.
> Added to which, the SSL cert providers, actually are liable for giving
> out the certs... so spoofing SSL is again, not
out the certs... so spoofing SSL is again, not likely !
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