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For questions about Off-The-Record Messaging, which is a technique which allows you to have private conversations over instant messaging.

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How to compute result in last step of Socialist millionaires problem?

I was trying to understand Socialist millionaires problem and solution in OTR protocol, but I'm stuck at figuring out how and who computes $(Q_{a}Q_b{}^{-1})^{\alpha\beta}$. If I'm Bob then I ...
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A clarification about OTR shared secrets - how long need they be secret?

A quick question on confirmation/authentication with the OTR protocol. OTR shared secrets/Q&A when used to authenticate your partner in conversation, am I correct my understanding that they DO ...