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Re: On-line Bank Auth. Was: Privacy

From: Mo McRoberts <mo.mcroberts@bbc.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2011 08:34:53 +0100
Cc: public-identity@w3.org
Message-Id: <AA833130-61AA-41E4-83D4-BFBE6B934B99@bbc.co.uk>
To: David Chadwick <d.w.chadwick@kent.ac.uk>

On 31 Jul 2011, at 20:16, David Chadwick wrote:

> not surprising, since the UK SME that produces it seems to believe more in security through obscurity rather than on using published open, and rigorously validated security protocols and algorithms. When I spoke to one of their directors, he was not willing to reveal anything about how it works

here's a bit more about it, from Craig Hockenberry of The Iconfactory fame:

http://furbo.org/2011/08/01/un-trusteer-ed/

All in all, it's pretty horrific.

M.

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