Re: [dane] Feature creep for draft-ietf-dane-smime

Viktor Dukhovni <viktor1dane@dukhovni.org> Fri, 07 February 2014 18:41 UTC

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On Fri, Feb 07, 2014 at 01:00:07PM -0500, Paul Wouters wrote:

> >SMTP does not yield an efficient offline attack.
> 
> Since when are spamming botnets interested in offline attacks to harvest
> email addresses? Botnets just sent to every random character combo @
> domain.

Since a time in the future when it becomes possible. :-)

There'll probably be a service selling the harvested addresses to
spammers.

-- 
	Viktor.