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Re: [siteadmin@abs.gov.au: Email sent by you blocked because it contains encrypted data.]

On Thu, Nov 05, 1998 at 10:24:01AM +0100, Richard Braakman wrote:
> Joseph Carter wrote:
> > They then need to set up their software properly.  This message isn't
> > encrypted, but it certainly is signed.
> Note that it _is_ possible to hide data in a signature.

Thats the funny part  IMHO. Afterall...its very easy to hide the data :)

Just look into steganorgraphy....theres some simple yet cool tools in
some ftp server I was digging around (ftp.funet.fi I think) one day.

Wouldn't really even need to encrypt it!

> I don't understand, though, why they are concerned about encrypted data
> coming in.  Stop it from going out, sure -- they may be worried about
> information leaks or something.  But why filter incoming mail?

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