[E-voting] encryption compromised by hardware

Timothy Murphy tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Mon Nov 20 12:23:15 GMT 2006


On Monday 20 November 2006 08:58, A.J.Delaney at brighton.ac.uk wrote:

> I'm not an expert in cryptography, but from what I understand if an
> attacker has physical control over a machine all bets are off.  There
> is, effectively, no way to reliably encrypt data on a machine that an
> attacker can run a priviledged application on. 

That doesn't sound right to me.
Do you have any reference for it?


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