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Talk:Diffie–Hellman key exchange

DH is not vulnerable to MITM per seEdit

the Diffie–Hellman exchange by itself does not provide authentication of the communicating parties and is thus vulnerable to a man-in-the-middle attack.

Given that Diffie–Hellman key exchange is anonymous, the example of a MITM attack between Alice, Bob and Mallory doesn't make sense, because Alice doesn't know who she is talking to!

Examples in Sections "explanation" and "Secrecy" using different private numbersEdit

The former section uses a=3 and b=4 while the latter one is using a=6 and b=15 as private numbers. I could not guess any reason for that. Do you agree that it is better to change the latter to use the same private numbers (a=3 and b=4)? Alfa80 (talk) 16:09, 5 November 2017 (UTC)

Needs a section for Elliptic-curve Diffie–HellmanEdit

Needs a section for cryptographic explanation of Elliptic-curve Diffie–Hellman and difference between ECDH and DH. (talk) 08:24, 19 November 2017 (UTC)

Please, evaluate to correct the name of the page for issues when citing url which includes "en dashes" in the name.Edit

As some more explained here!msg/webmasters/oPsAZ5Dc2hg/sa7I8YCOvxwJ citing this page gives some issues as when copying the url and pasting it, depending where one were working on (e.g. an editor or notepad app) it performs the following url link "" (note the "%E2%80%93" extra for coding the "en dash" (U+2013, –, e2 80 93, EN DASH). Perhaps it helped to change the name including a more standard joining sign in the page name. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 12:42, 7 January 2018 (UTC)

The "General overview" subsection has misleading coloursEdit

Bob should mix yellow with blue, getting green. Now, he is mixing yellow with green-blue, getting light-blue, which is absurd. This issue concerns both the text and the illustration. Thank you for your attention. MCiura (talk) 17:14, 10 May 2018 (UTC)

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