Gentoo Archives: gentoo-security

From: Peter Meier <peter.meier@×××××××.ch>
To: gentoo-security@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-security] Encryption Ciphers
Date: Thu, 06 Mar 2008 15:33:58
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-security] Encryption Ciphers by Danny

> 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 -- gentoo-security@l.g.o mailing list


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Re: [gentoo-security] Encryption Ciphers Danny <dannydaemonic@×××××.com>
Re: [gentoo-security] Encryption Ciphers Eckard Brauer <e.brauer@×××××××××.de>