1994-03-02 - Re: low-overhead encrypted telnet

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From: “Aggelos D. Keromitis” <kermit@ics.forth.gr>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: 38e116389e2d32548b08d3b69c30f312578e151ea23cd3cc4001a601d72c18c7
Message ID: <199403021702.AA24705@pythia.ics.forth.gr>
Reply To: <9403021619.AA10508@ah.com>
UTC Datetime: 1994-03-02 17:02:04 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 2 Mar 94 09:02:04 PST

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From: "Aggelos D. Keromitis" <kermit@ics.forth.gr>
Date: Wed, 2 Mar 94 09:02:04 PST
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: low-overhead encrypted telnet
In-Reply-To: <9403021619.AA10508@ah.com>
Message-ID: <199403021702.AA24705@pythia.ics.forth.gr>
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In message <9403021619.AA10508@ah.com>, Eric Hughes writes:
>The reason that encrypted telnet is a good thing is that modification
>at the network level requires kernel modification, and encrypting a
>telnet does not.  Installing an encrypted telnet daemon does require
>sysadmin cooperation, but it doesn't mean recompiling the kernel.
>As such, encrypted telnet is a good intermediate while the long term
>solution of encrypted IP gets developed and deployed.
Has anyone (other than me that is :) thought of changing just the
 library routines for setsockopt/getsockopt/send/recv ?
 It wouldnt be too hard (me thinks) to do it, but i dont know where to
 find the sockets library.

 Aggelos Keromitis                                       kermit@csd.uch.gr
 Heraclion, Greece                                       kermit@ics.forth.gr
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