Elliptic Curve Diffie–Hellman

Elliptic Curve Diffie–Hellman

Elliptic curve Diffie–Hellman (ECDH) is an anonymous key agreement protocol that allows two parties, each having an elliptic curve public-private key pair, to establish a shared secret over an insecure channel. This shared secret may be directly used as a key, or better yet, to derive another key which can then be used to encrypt subsequent communications using a symmetric key cipher. It is a variant of the Diffie–Hellman protocol using elliptic curve cryptography.

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... Also, each party must have a key pair suitable for elliptic curve cryptography, consisting of a private key (a randomly selected integer in the interval ) and a public key (where ) ... Alice's private key, unless that party can solve the elliptic curve Discrete Logarithm problem ... can compute the shared secret, unless that party can solve the elliptic curve Diffie-Hellman problem ...

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