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Re: [tor-talk] NSA has cracked web encryption!
07.09.2013 19:41, Nick Mathewson:
No need to worry, no lengthy content, just adding links.
> On Sat, Sep 7, 2013 at 12:02 PM, krishna e bera <keb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I want to fix all that in 0.2.5 -- see proposal 220 , and George
> Kadianakis's draft hidden service improvements, and so forth. I'd
> like to see a Tor that can run with no reliance 1024-bit Z_p crypto
> inside the next three to six months, if at all possible.
- with line numbers:
> (One issue here is that designing ECC groups is not an exercise for
> the likes of me. Using a curve that we made up ourselves would pretty
> much guarantee using cryptographic code we implemented ourselves,
> which is not the wisest thing in the world. Maybe in a few months DJB
> or somebody will start pushing a "curve38331" or "curve511187" or
> something like that. If that's so, you can bet we'll be jumping.)
> Symmetric key:
> We're using AES128. I'm hoping to move to XSalsa20 [...]
>  This only works once users and relays start upgrading to 0.2.4
> though. Please upgrade!
>  These curve names are completely hypothetical.
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