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Re: question on Self-Decrypting Messages !!!

2001-08-22 11:44:06

On Wed, 22 Aug 2001 11:17:15 -0700, Jon Callas said:

-- it's probably simpler and easier to just drive over there. So you bundle
the thing up in a Windows SDA, and email it to your accountant. Then you
phone the accountant up, tell them the passphrase, and it unpacks your

Nice feature.  So I hope that my competitor uses such a scheme, I am
in the lucky position to have control over a part of the network used
to send the mail, I catch the message add a new feature to the
decrypting code and pass it on.  Some hours laters the trojan
installed on the tax accountant's box starts to send all the
confidential files to an anonymous account somewhere....

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