1997-09-10 - Re: Mondex Broken

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From: Adam Shostack <adam@homeport.org>
To: jya@pipeline.com (John Young)
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UTC Datetime: 1997-09-10 07:47:51 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 15:47:51 +0800

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From: Adam Shostack <adam@homeport.org>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 1997 15:47:51 +0800
To: jya@pipeline.com (John Young)
Subject: Re: Mondex Broken
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Message-ID: <199709100701.DAA10459@homeport.org>
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John Young wrote:
| We've received from anonymous a report on breaking
| Mondex's pilot system by TNO along with a confidential
| 1996 memo describing the break:
|    TNO's Ernst Bovenlander gave some details of these 
|    attacks (though he didn't mention Mondex as the target). 

	This seems pretty cool (the point in the memo about 'security
being suitable for purpose' with purpose left undefined but implied by
Mondex to be 'low value' is very interesting).  However, its not clear
to me who TNO is?


"It is seldom that liberty of any kind is lost all at once."