Bitcoin Core release signatures (gitian) (by bitcoin-core)

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  • Bitcoin Core: Bitcoin Core 0.21.1 Released with Taproot Activation Code
    5 projects | | 2 May 2021
    The CA improperly revoked the certificate in response to a renewal request and back dated the revocation and are refusing to issue a new certificate (my understanding and that the CA now believes open source collaborations aren't eligible for code signing certs...)

    The releases are still PGP signed by an official project key which has been in use for many years and is cross signed by many parties, as well as by another 16 parties that independent reproduced the binaries through the deterministic build process:

    By comparison, the windows code signing provides relatively little security assurance. Not too dissimilar from the HTTPS used on the download site. It, like the https, does have the advantage that it is widely checked while many users don't bother checking the actual release signatures.


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