[MUD-Dev] Trusting the client, encrypting data

Richard A. Bartle richard at mud.co.uk
Thu Dec 11 09:28:49 New Zealand Daylight Time 2003


On 09 December 2003, Jessica Mulligan wrote:

> I don't think any kind of encryption scheme for client data is
> going to survive for long.

I agree. A bogus client doesn't need to know anything about public
key encryption in order to work. All it needs is the code ripped out
of the genuine client that does know it.

		Richard
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