[erlang-questions] Erlang offensive paper

Loïc Hoguin essen@REDACTED
Wed Jun 1 13:19:14 CEST 2016

On 06/01/2016 12:49 PM, Technion wrote:
> Does anyone know if there is anything in the works or proposed around
> the "If someone gets inside the network, the cookie is the only
> protection left" situation?

If someone gets inside the network, they can read the cookie easily. 
It's not a security protection, it's there to allow separating clusters.

Erlang itself does not come with any safeguards; someone gets in, you're 

Not trying to raise an alarm there, it's not necessarily a bad thing, it 
depends entirely on your use case.

Loïc Hoguin
Author of The Erlanger Playbook,
A book about software development using Erlang

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