Re: [email@example.com: 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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