Re: Official OpenBSD 6.1 CD - There's only One! (mod 4/8)
by Anonymous Coward (220.127.116.11) on Sun May 14 23:06:07 2017 (GMT)
> > Please describe how you know that these hash keys are the correct ones, and that the ISO files are the correct ones. It is possible to have a MITM with modified copies if someone cares enough to spend the money/effort to do that. While you may think such a thing could never happen, perhaps the future will determine otherwise.
> please describe how you know that your mail hasn't been tampered with
Byzantine fault-tolerance through data replication. Emails to a public list are naturally replicated at a point in time soon after the email is sent. Provide the same information in multiple other places, like IRC and websites makes manipulation of a release more difficult.
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