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Post by xuqiriqu » 2020/09/11 14:45:55

I want to download centos iso. I noticed the checksum page is not using httpS. Isn't this a security flaw that is any one could put up fake checksums on a page that cannot be verified as genunine? I am probably missing something :| .

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Re: checksums

Post by TrevorH » 2020/09/12 13:50:42

If you're talking about ... ECKSUM.asc then that is a gpg signature so you will need to check the file using GPG after you have it and that eliminates that problem.
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