[Cryptography] Signal planning no support for plaintext SMS

Shironeko shironeko at waifu.club
Thu Nov 10 09:55:33 EST 2022

Jerry Leichter <leichter at lrw.com> writes:

> Now you really are speaking nonsense. They are outright telling you that your
> password is sufficient to recover your encrypt messages, so any speculation
> about how the key derivation “relies on other secrets” is just wrong.

I should have phrased it as “if A then contradiction, or if B then also
contradiction” rather than just an “and if”

> As for Apple “reseting your password”:  Where do you see them offering to do that?  If they did, anything encrypted based on that password would be toast.


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