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ChainOfFools (or Microsoft's Chain of Fools) or CurveBall is a vulnerability in Microsoft's X.509 certificate verification affecting certificate chains that use ECDSA at any point, discovery by NSA!1. From Microsoft site for CVE-2020-0601 An attacker could exploit the vulnerability by using a spoofed code-signing certificate to sign a malicious executable, ...


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My First Attempts: So I did some testings on the curve $E: y^2 = x^3 + x^2 + x$ with $F_{131}$ and the points $P = (42,69)$ and $Q = 42 \cdot P$. My results for different $N$: My result for a different Hash function: So this got me confused, because I did not see any results for different N and I thought only the hash-function is for optimization. But the ...


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