TorChat is a security hazard

7v5w7go9ub0o 7v5w7go9ub0o at
Wed Feb 24 17:29:51 UTC 2010

On 02/23/10 22:38, Paul Campbell wrote:
> It is possible to run Off-the-Record Messaging over Tor.
> Off-the-Record Messaging has all kinds of features: encryption,
> perfect forward secrecy and deniable authentication.  And it doesn't
> have the problems of "TorChat".

Good point on OTR messaging.

Many of us use Pidgin to facilitate OTR messaging within a SILC network
chatroom (created on the fly). SILC is quick and flexible - much better
than freenode.

TOR is comfortably used by Pidgin to get to SILC, making the OTR
conversation secure, and anonymous to all but the participants

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