[tor-talk] General question regarding tor, ssl and .onion.

Seth David Schoen schoen at eff.org
Sat Aug 8 21:56:55 UTC 2015

MaQ writes:

> Also, while it was said that .onion encryption was of lower standard,
> wouldn't a high degree of privacy and randomness still be assured,
> except for maybe alphabet agencies and more nefarious types out there
> specifically targeting a subject or .onion addresses in general, and
> some serious work and resources would have to go into pinpointing and
> breaking said encryption?

I think it's reasonable to guess that cryptographic attacks would
be extremely expensive, so most prospective attackers today wouldn't
try them.

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