[tor-talk] Ask for RSA key size upgrade

Nick Mathewson nickm at alum.mit.edu
Fri Apr 6 14:55:47 UTC 2012

On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 10:54 AM, HardKor <hardkor.info at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thank you,
> 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
> sad ...
> .
> When will the crypto improvements[1] be released ?
> [1]:
> https://gitweb.torproject.org/torspec.git/blob/HEAD:/proposals/ideas/xxx-new-crypto-sketch.txt

When the design is finalized and the code is implemented.  I'd hope
for some time this year, but with software you never know.


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