[Bitcoin-development] Miners MiTM

Luke Dashjr luke at dashjr.org
Fri Aug 8 18:27:29 UTC 2014


On Friday, August 08, 2014 6:21:18 PM Jeff Garzik wrote:
> gmaxwell noted on IRC that enabling TLS could be functionally, if not
> literally, a DoS on the pool servers.  Hence the thought towards a
> more lightweight method that simply prevents client payout redirection
> + server impersonation.

My thought for GBT2 a while ago was to use simple ECDSA signatures for 
messages. It'd be nice to use the same as Bitcoin, but then we'd hit problems 
with RedHat/Fedora legal being stupid. :(

Luke




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