[tor-talk] Ask for RSA key size upgrade
hardkor.info at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 14:54:06 UTC 2012
I read the documents. Actualy I'm a hidden service operator. And I worry
about the security of my public key.
I generated a 4096 bits key manually and started a hidden service with it.
Tor gnerated a hostname file but I desn't work ...
The only way I found to create a really secure communication channel is to
use HTTPS (with strong encryption) over Tor hidden services. And it make me
When will the crypto improvements be released ?
On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 3:07 AM, <andrew at torproject.is> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 06, 2012 at 12:06:28AM +0200, hardkor.info at gmail.com wrote
> 0.8K bytes in 26 lines about:
> : I saw every RSA keys used in the onion network are 1024 bits long.
> : As it's advised by the NIST and explained in the attachment of this
> : it should not be called "secure".
> See https://www.torproject.org/docs/faq.html.en#KeyManagement to start.
> : I think the dev team of the Tor project should upgrade all default key
> : sizes to 2048 bits (or 4096 bits if it's not a problem).
> And then read
> pgp 0x6B4D6475
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