Science and Technology : How to Protect Yourself from NSA Attacks on 1024-bit DH

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  1. Gorilla

    Gorilla Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    The EFF put together a quick little write up for those interested in mitigating the risks of Diffie-Hellman key exchanges. It covers some browsers and openvpn.

    There is also a link to the work of some researches who make a pretty good case that the NSA has been able to attack 1024-bit primes in the DH algorithm for a while.

    https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2015/10/how-to-protect-yourself-from-nsa-attacks-1024-bit-DH

    How to Protect Yourself from NSA Attacks on 1024-bit DH

    In a post on Wednesday, researchers Alex Halderman and Nadia Heninger presented compelling research suggesting that the NSA has developed the capability to decrypt a large number of HTTPS, SSH, and VPN connections using an attack on common...
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    Very Informative and Educationall!
     
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