[smb at cs.columbia.edu: Skype security evaluation]

Dirk-Willem van Gulik dirkx at webweaving.org
Wed Oct 26 10:47:22 EDT 2005

On Mon, 24 Oct 2005, cyphrpunk wrote:

> Is it possible that Skype doesn't use RSA encryption? Or if they do,
> do they do it without using any padding, and is that safe?

You may want to read the report itself:


and perhaps section 3.2.3 (about padding) and 3.2.2 (about how RSA is
used) may help with this (and what it is used for in section 2).


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