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In the United States, generally anyone can subpoena anyone or anything as part of the "discovery" process. It is up to the presiding Judge to decide whether or not this is relevant or allowable. In a civil action, as opposed to a criminal one; some typical protections (e.g. 5th amendment protection against self-incrimination) do not apply. Thus, it is far ...


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The purpose of the DH parameters is to exchange a secret(a large prime integer belonging to a prime order group) that will be used to encrypt a transcript of messages within a session. Ephemeral DH offers forward security, meaning that the session key(exchanged at the beginning of the session) is deleted upon session termination. Thus an attacker could not ...


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What exactly is the purpose of these DH Parameters? These parameters define how OpenSSL performs the Diffie-Hellman (DH) key-exchange. As you stated correctly they include a field prime p and a generator g. The purpose of the availability to customize these parameter is to allow everyone to use his / her own parameters for this. This can be used to ...


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From the openssl wiki page for the Diffie Hellman Key Exchange: If Alice and Bob wish to communicate with each other, they first agree between them a large prime number p, and a generator (or base) g (where 0 < g < p). Alice chooses a secret integer a (her private key) and then calculates g^a mod p (which is her public key). Bob chooses his ...



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