[Operators] IM Observatory and Diffie-Hellman parameters

Alexander Holler holler at ahsoftware.de
Sat Nov 16 14:37:50 UTC 2013


Am 13.11.2013 23:18, schrieb Dave Cridland:
> On Wed, Nov 13, 2013 at 9:44 PM, Fedor Brunner <fedor.brunner at azet.sk>wrote:
>
>> For detailed description of various attack scenarios with calculations
>> please read
>>
>> ECRYPT II Yearly Report on Algorithms and Keysizes
>> (2011-2012)
>> http://www.ecrypt.eu.org/documents/D.SPA.20.pdf
>>
>>
> Good link; though I suspect the most likely attack these days is from the
> NSA rather than anyone else, and DH of 1024 bits is fine for that.

I think it's much more likely your own government (with the GCHQ as 
actor) will do such. That might be at least true for most of europe.

Sorry, but just blaming the NSA for misbehaviour is too easy.

Alexander Holler


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