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Re: tlsverifyclient security implications

Thank you all for your responses.
You guys are awesome!

This is what I've been worried about with the encryption.
I wanted to make sure the encryption was "secure", so to speak.


On Mon, 2009-08-24 at 08:30 -0400, Emmanuel Dreyfus wrote:
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.