[noise] Post-Quantum Noise with New Hope

Watson Ladd watsonbladd at gmail.com
Fri Jul 15 06:57:33 PDT 2016

On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 2:15 AM, Peter Schwabe <peter at cryptojedi.org> wrote:
> Rhys Weatherley <rhys.weatherley at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Rhys, hi all,
> Thank you very much for integrating NewHope into Noise, that's awesome!
>> The reference implementation of New Hope calls the system RNG and puts
>> these 32 bytes directly on the wire with no further transformation.  EEK!
>> Needless to say, I replaced the reference randombytes() function when
>> integrating the code. :-)
> Yeah, that's really embarrassing. We'll have new software online in a
> few days that is faster and also fixes this issue.

Is it? If your system RNG is broken, you need a better system.

> Cheers,
> Peter
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