[noise] selfie attack

david wong davidwong.crypto at gmail.com
Wed Apr 3 07:52:27 PDT 2019

I haven't had the time to read the paper, but when you are using NNpsk you're assuming that you are pretty much talking to yourself. So the attack sounds weird to me. 


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> On Apr 3, 2019, at 7:19 AM, Justin Cormack <justin at specialbusservice.com> wrote:
> This paper https://eprint.iacr.org/2019/347.pdf points out that (in
> Noise terms) NNpsk handshakes and traffic can be reflected back to the
> originator if it acts as client and server and for some protocols this
> can be a problem. Not sure it is really an issue for the use cases
> that might use that, as assuming a psk is an identity is somewhat of a
> bad idea.
> Justin
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