On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 7:23 PM, Anthony <wikim...@inbox.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 10:07 PM, Anthony <wikim...@inbox.org> wrote:
>
> >
> > Anthony wrote:
> >> >
> >> > How much padding is already inherent in HTTPS?
> >>
> >> None, which is why Ryan's Google Maps fingerprinting example works.
> >>
> >
> > Citation needed.
> >
>
> Also please address
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Block_cipher_modes_of_operation#Padding
>
> It seems that the ciphers which run in CBC mode, at least, are padded.
>  Wikipedia currently seems to be set to use RC4 128.  I'm not sure what, if
> any, padding is used by that cipher.  But presumably Wikipedia will switch
> to a better cipher if Wikimedia cares about security.
>

We're currently have RC4 and AES ciphers in our list, but have RC4 listed
first and have a server preference list to combat BEAST. TLS 1.1/1.2 are
enabled and I'll be adding the GCM ciphers to the beginning of the list
either during Wikimania or as soon as I get back.

- Ryan
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