[Bitcoin-development] Proposal: Encrypt bitcoin messages

Johnathan Corgan johnathan at corganlabs.com
Tue Aug 19 17:35:05 UTC 2014


On 08/19/2014 09:38 AM, Gregory Maxwell wrote:

> We've dodged several emergency scale vulnerabilities by not having TLS.

I'm still trying to understand the original premise that we want
encrypted communications between nodes.

I can certainly see the value of having *authenticated* traffic with
specific nodes, using an HMAC for the protocol messages in place of the
current checksum.

-- 
Johnathan Corgan, Corgan Labs
SDR/DSP Training and Development Services
http://corganlabs.com
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