[nycbug-talk] Elliptic Curve Backdoor? [was] RSA/DSA for encryption: has it's time come?

Pete Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Fri Sep 13 14:00:05 EDT 2013

On 09/13/2013 07:58 AM, Okan Demirmen wrote:

>> So throwing it back to list...
>> What have you changed?
>> What changes have taken place in your organization, whether or not
>> influenced by you?
> Zero.

same here - although the incompetent IT department at my day-job is not 
insisting on not allowing encrypted IM's because..."compliance".  so 
that's awesome.

>> Factors of authentication, keys used, additional encryption added,
>> office or home Tor, pgp/gpg....
> Nothing new.

same here, i think being a practical paranoid has prepped me for this 
inevitable day where it's known that telecomunications is an inherently 
unsafe communication medium.  as is anything that requires 3rd party trust.


Pete Wright
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