[cryptography] What's the point of using non-NIST ECC Curves?

Krisztián Pintér pinterkr at gmail.com
Mon Oct 13 11:43:53 EDT 2014


On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 5:38 PM, Ryan Carboni <ryacko at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > However, considering one of the scenarios where these curves might be
>> > compromised (the NSA knew of weaknesses in certain curves, and
>> > engineered
>> > the NIST Prime curves to be subject to those weaknesses)
> I forget, what was the original inputs to the hash?

another unexplained constant, if i'm not mistaken. it makes no sense
in any circumstances.


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