[FoRK] Not the linux-mini yet,
Udhay Shankar N
Thu Aug 18 22:14:53 PDT 2005
Lucas Gonze wrote [ at 10:39 AM 8/19/2005 ]:
>You can't trust the keyboard, though. Any secrets have to originate on
>the mini and be encrypted as they pass through the untrusted cybercafe machine.
>For starters there's a big freebie to bootstrap the system: ssh
>passwordless login. However that won't help you with any web site you
>have to log in to, most importantly webmail.
Maybe an on screen keyboard on a webserver you control, hardcoded to go to
yahoo/gmail/whatever? The actual email may not have that level of security
requirement, but the passphrase surely would.
>Plus, you need the ability to have the mini proxy bytes to the internet
>via the untrusted machine.
That should be easy enough to do, surely?
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