[VOIPSEC] regarding skype's usefulness in the enterprise

Thomas Skora voip at skora.net
Thu Jan 5 12:49:59 PST 2006


"Tony Carter" <tcarter at entrusion.com> writes:

> Read: "Skype uses only standard cryptographic primitives to meet its ends,
> which is a sound engineering approach. These primitives include the AES
> block cipher, the RSA public-key cryptosystem, the ISO 9796-2 signature
> padding scheme, the SHA-1 hash function"..

This wouldn't be the first time, that cryptographical weakness is caused
by broken implementations.

Thomas





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