[linux-elitists] Re: right MTA for crypto support

Peter Gutmann pgut001@cs.auckland.ac.nz
Tue Aug 27 20:26:47 PDT 2002


Eugen Leitl <eugen@leitl.org> writes:

>It's relatively easy to turn on TLS in sendmail.  It's not secure against
>active attackers that can modify the data in the TCP stream but it's better
>than nothing.

Actually it's better than any other mail security out there.  See the slides
for my talk at Usenix Security 
(http://www.cs.auckland.ac.nz/~pgut001/pubs/usenix02_slides.pdf) for more
details (the StartTLS stuff is about halfway through).

Peter.



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