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Re: Storing PKCS#12 inside FOAF profile for FOAF+SSL

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 13:50:36 +0000
Message-ID: <4B828BAC.2040801@webr3.org>
To: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
CC: Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>, foaf-protocols@lists.foaf-project.org
Melvin Carvalho wrote:
> CC: foaf-protocols
> 
> On 22 February 2010 14:40, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
> 
>> Hi All,
>>
>> As per the subject, I'm very tempted to store a base64 encoded versions
>> of my PKCS#12 certificate store file inside my FOAF profile; this way at
>> any point I can simply download it; decode it and pop it in whatever
>> client browser I want; knowing that it can only be unlocked with the
>> password only I know.
>>
>> Thoughts, Opinions?

talked myself out of it; I'd leave my identity open to a brute force
attack to crack the password; anybody could simply download my FOAF;
base64_decode the pkcs#12 and then brute force it open.
Received on Monday, 22 February 2010 13:51:16 UTC

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