On Sun, Nov 01, 2015 at 10:15:08PM -0500, Michael McConville wrote: > Dual_EC_DRBG, a random number generation algorithm, was very likely > backdoored by the NSA. Tor doesn't use it. There is little evidence that > other EC algorithms have been subverted, although it's possible. I agree with this statement, though I believe in this case people aren't suspecting a backdoor but a weakness in ECC that the NSA has found and that they are worried someone else will find (or possibly has found already) as well. That's possible, but I consider it extremely unlikely. Martijn.
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