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From: Peter Meier <peter.meier@...>
Subject: Re: Encryption Ciphers
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 16:30:03 +0100
Hi

> I just wanted to jump in and say that I'm personally a fan of Serpent.  I
> like to use something that's a little less popular, but still open.  It is
> similar in strength (IMHO), but there will be more people trying to break
> AES than Serpent.  For example, I've read the XSL attack that can weaken AES
> is too complex when used on Serpent -- it would be more expensive than a
> brute force attack.

in my opinion quite a bad assumption. the more a crypto algorithm is
open, the more people it test, the more it can be assumed that it is
safe against current known attacks.

greets pete
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