Security through obscurity

Tom Edwards (tedwards@access.digex.net)
Mon, 23 Oct 1995 12:18:46 -0400 (EDT)


>Seriously though: The reflector can be set to different conference
numbers.
>There is a sufficient variety that it is assumed that lurkers won't
bother
>to try all posibilities to see if a private conference is taking place.

While the conf id method is simple, it really sucks. Real security
depends on real crypto.

I hope the White Pine offering includes video encryption and
cryptographically secure reflectors.

-Thomas