[curves] Curve25519 and magic numbers

D. J. Bernstein djb at cr.yp.to
Fri Apr 1 12:43:12 PDT 2016

Ron Garret writes:
> But there is one weird number in the curve25519 spec, the coefficient
> of x^2, which is 486662.  That number seems to have been pulled out of
> a hat.

Damn it, you found the back door! How much do I have to pay you to keep
this quiet? And don't start spreading any funny rumors about the 666.


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