Diffie-Hellman Key Establishment

Peter Lebbing peter at digitalbrains.com
Tue May 20 11:20:18 CEST 2014

On 18/05/14 20:13, nanooq wrote:
> how can I look further into how gpg-handles the diffie-hellman key
> establishment?

What DH key establishment do you mean? Are you referring to ElGamal subkeys?

> I would like to use randomness created by shaking a
> device and introduce this to the key establishment part. 

That sounds like random number generation, which is applicable to all
secrets, not just DH. I wouldn't trust myself devising a random number
generator, though[1].



[1] At least, not one I would protect secrets with. One to replace my
dice for a board game is fine ;).

I use the GNU Privacy Guard (GnuPG) in combination with Enigmail.
You can send me encrypted mail if you want some privacy.
My key is available at <http://digitalbrains.com/2012/openpgp-key-peter>

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