[LINK] Senate committee probes AGD's data retention activities

Rick Welykochy rick at praxis.com.au
Mon Nov 1 20:09:17 AEDT 2010

Kim Holburn wrote:

> Technically I don't believe MItM attacks could possibly done on such a scale.  It is extremely difficult.  It might be done for *one or two* streams per month with the resources of a government, a government of a large and technically adept country.  Otherwise most browsers would just baulk.

Can a MTtM fool the browser w.r.t. certificates? I think not.
Unless the chain of trust of the certs is subverted.

> Hey is there a Godwin type law for mentioning Stalin?

The Gestapo was the official secret police of Nazi Germany. Wikipedia tells
me that the Stalin's secret police were the NKVD. Not a show stealer, that one!


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