[cryptography] no-keyring public
sneves at dei.uc.pt
Fri Sep 13 17:11:26 EDT 2013
On 25-08-2013 13:38, Alexander Klimov wrote:
> There was a ECC program from the previous century that worked as you
> described: the private key was derived solely from the user password.
> Unfortunately, I cannot recall its name (and I suspect it already
> vanished from the net since it was not secure due to its use of EC
> over binary composite field, Weil descent attack), but I guess someone
> here remembers its name, since at that time it was a rare example of
> ECC software.
The name was Pegwit:
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