Questions tagged [bitmessage]

A decentralized, peer-to-peer communications protocol with trustless end-to-end encryption of both metadata and payload data, and spoofing prevention.

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Is SSL not enough for a secure chat?

I was going through SSL/TLS article on wikipedia. It turns out that it provides key setup, encryption as well as authentication. The question is "isn't this enough to make a secure messaging/chat ...
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Is it possible to tell when a remote bitmessage client is creating new messages?

One StackExchange answer mentioned bitmessages can be traced, another said it is fully anonymous. The second link seems to cite Wikipedia but a user points out that this anonymous concept doesn't ...
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Is it possible to determine if some given data is not encrypted?

Let's say I'm running a BitMessage node. One possible attack against me would be to upload illegal content to my node, and once someone knows it's there, to tip off the authorities, who would then ...
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BitMessage : Key authentication?

Does BitMessage provide key authentication? If so, then how? How would one can be sure that the public key belongs to the right person?