Re: Security

Robert Hsiung (dr-bob@uchicago.edu)
Tue, 25 Nov 1997 13:06:31 -0600 (CST)


At 3:53 AM -0600 11/25/97, Jason Williams wrote:

>> How secure is CU-SeeMe? If I'm connected one-to-one with someone, how easy
>> is it for someone else to eavesdrop?
>
>If you're using a more modern version of CU-SeeMe (not 0.84b7 or earlier),
>people can't eavesdrop without you being aware of it. The White Pine
>versions have a listener you can cut on and off to notify you of incoming
>attempts. 0.92b2 has an option for confirming incoming calls as well.

What about a more sophisticated snoop who got access to the routers (or
whatever, you know, the hardware behind the scenes) and stole your packets
(or whatever it is that CUSM breaks audio and visual information down into)?

Bob