[messaging] libforwardsec: forward secure encryption for email and asynchronous messaging

Ben Harris mail at bharr.is
Sat Sep 5 04:46:33 PDT 2015

On 5 Sep 2015 8:27 pm, "Ximin Luo" <infinity0 at pwned.gg> wrote:
> Hey, thanks for the post. It's always nice to hear about new work on
It isn't really a ratchet (so some of the rest of your reply is moot). It
is a way to publish a single long term public key that people can encrypt a
message to, but with the ability for you to delete part of your secret key
to prevent a later leak of your key from compromising past messages.

It is a way to achieve the same forward security as 3DH, but without
needing both parties online at the same time (and avoiding signed

Or at least that is my interpretation.
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