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Re: Apple IOS security issue pre-advisory record
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Mon, 26 Mar 2012 09:05:33 -0400

On Sat, 24 Mar 2012 13:21:12 -0700, IA64 LOL said:
everything is obvious after its pointed out.

Not everything.

Consider Diffie-Hellman key exchange.  There are very few people with enough
number theory clue that it's "obvious" as to *why* DH works on a first
explanation . Most people can eventually convince themselves that it can be
used to exchange numbers.  Convincing yourself that it's done in a
non-interceptible manner is a  lot harder..

Or consider BPG wedgies - if it's obvious to you why they're peristent,
you should be applying for a job as a senior BGP engineer at a major
network. ;)


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