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Re: tlsverifyclient security implications

Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com> wrote:

> But certificates are not a required element for encryption of a connection -
> after all, TLS also supports anonymous Diffie-Hellman key exchange.

Sure, but encryption without authentication makes little sense, as you
don't know who you are securely speaking to: you can get an encrypted
link to a man in the middle.

Emmanuel Dreyfus