[Whonix-devel] Student recommendation for SPHINCS Implementation in Codecrypt

Jean-Philippe Aumasson jeanphilippe.aumasson at gmail.com
Thu May 23 09:22:04 CEST 2019


What would be required beyond the reference (or possibly the optimized)
implementations that are at https://github.com/sphincs/sphincsplus?

On Wed, May 22, 2019 at 7:21 PM procmem at riseup.net <procmem at riseup.net>

> Hi JP,
> Whonix privacy distro dev here. If you know any enthusiastic students
> who have time for a side project, please tell them about this Codecrypt
> (PQ cipher suite we discussed before) feature request for implementing
> the stateless signature scheme SPHINCS - or your version SPHINCS+.
> Codecrypt currently only supports FMTSeq which is very fragile because
> signing key reuse destroys its security properties. Its use in VMs is
> particularly hazardous if user rolls back a snapshot and forgets to
> backup their keychain beforehand.
> https://gitea.blesmrt.net/exa/codecrypt/issues/9#issuecomment-35
> cc/ our mailing list
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