[tahoe-dev] SSL samurai attack migration ninjas, film at 11

Shawn Willden shawn at willden.org
Sun Oct 30 00:59:24 UTC 2011

On Sat, Oct 29, 2011 at 7:55 AM, James A. Donald <jamesd at echeque.com> wrote:

> On 2011-10-29 9:54 PM, Shawn Willden wrote:
>> Certainly a new, self-signed SSL cert is worthless, in that it doesn't
>> give
>> you any greater confidence in the site you're visiting than if it used
>> plain
>> HTTP.
> But a new self signed cert rapidly ceases to be new, therefore rapidly
> ceases to be worthless.

Well, it would if browsers didn't frighten everyone away from accepting

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