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Re: SSL not required for setup.exe download




Greetings, Lee!

>> Which is way worse in my opinion, than any theoretical MITM attack, which
>> is easily mitigated with proper validation of your downloads.

> Serious question - exactly how does one do "proper validation of your
> downloads"?

Use PGP signature to validate the installer. Use separate channel to obtain
trust records for PGP key used in signing.

And not blindly trust "supposedly-secure" connections.


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With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 23:31:45

Sorry for my terrible english...


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