[noise] Noise HFS Kyber question
dawuud at riseup.net
Fri Mar 22 09:22:15 PDT 2019
Hi Peter, all,
I'm curiuos if you have a Kyber update for us with round-2 tweaks?
I see that there's libraries for Kyber written in golang and rust:
We would ideally like to use Kyber with Noise XX in HFS mode
as I mentioned before.
On Sun, Feb 03, 2019 at 09:32:34AM +0100, Peter Schwabe wrote:
> Rhys Weatherley <rhys.weatherley at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sun, Feb 3, 2019 at 3:16 PM dawuud <dawuud at riseup.net> wrote:
> Dear Rhys, dear all,
> > > duh i just read a section from
> > > https://pq-crystals.org/kyber/data/kyber-specification.pdf
> > > (at the top of page 17)
> > > and now Kyber1024 seems like the obvious choice for Katzenpost.
> > > I wonder, Why does Rhys's Noise HFS Kyber spec extension to Noise uses
> > > Kyber768?
> > >
> > It's been a long time since I looked at the Kyber specification, but there
> > may have only been a single parameter set at the time or I didn't read the
> > specification clearly enough. Obviously it should be replaced with
> > whatever Peter considers the "recommended for wide use" bit size now and/or
> > we should define alternative names like "Kyber768" and "Kyber1024" instead
> > of using just "Kyber".
> That's definitely a good plan. Maybe wait until, say, the end of
> February though with changes to Kyber. We're currently in the process of
> dicussing round-2 tweaks.
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