Re: ID

Robert Allen Decker (comrade@umich.edu)
Fri, 22 Dec 1995 03:44:35 -0500 (EST)


On Fri, 20 Oct 1995, Michael Sattler wrote:

>
> Never give your credit card number, etc., over an *insecure* channel.
> Netscape has a reasonably secure encryption as long as you've got the
> secure version of the browser and are in a secure page (look at the lock
> icon at the bottom left of the browser window).
>
Actually, a couple of grad students on the west coast (San Fran?) recently
demonstrated that just about anyone can crack Netscape's key in under 30
seconds (they did it in 21!).

This was in Byte or MacWeek. Can't remember which one.

rob
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