[hcs-d] Fwd: New Harvard ID Card Announcement

Ivan Krstić krstic at solarsail.hcs.harvard.edu
Thu Jul 10 02:21:02 EDT 2008


On Jul 9, 2008, at 11:45 PM, Joshua Kroll wrote:
> An obvious choice beyond name and HUID for info on the second strip is
> a secret unique ID - a nonce unique to the card which would prevent
> existential forgery of the type we saw in the old cards.

The word 'nonce' does not mean what you appear to think it means.

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