AllLinuxDevices Digest for September 21, 2000

This is the AllLinuxDevices Digest, a quick look at some news
from the world of embedded Linux. Look for the ALD Digest daily on

The Day’s Headlines:

Selected News From Outside the Linux World:

  • PR: Cylink’s SAFER+ Algorithm Provides User Authentication for

    “More than 1,700 companies support the Bluetooth protocol. With
    Bluetooth-enabled devices, a wireless personal area network (PAN)
    for mobile commerce can easily be created using peripheral devices,
    notebooks or handheld computers, smart telephones, and even vending
    machines. The SAFER+ algorithm is one section of the Bluetooth
    protocol. The algorithm enables one user to send a test message to
    a recipient for encryption and compare the returned encrypted
    message with his own encryption of the test message. A perfect
    match verifies the recipient’s authenticity.”

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