[tor-talk] Fwd: Can You Trust NIST?

Niels Elgaard Larsen elgaard at agol.dk
Sat Oct 19 02:45:15 UTC 2013

On 13-10-18 10:10 AM, Tom Goldman wrote:
> Recently, I stumbled upon a very interesting article at
> http://spectrum.ieee.org/telecom/security/can-you-trust-nist
>   Does this mean that Tor could technically be weakened by the NSA?

TOR does not have to only use NIST encryption.
I am sure the TOR developers were aware of the problem with  Dual EC 
DRBG from back in 2006.

But we should trust NIST less now. They are still not open about what 

> Best regards,
> cl34r

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