throughput of GnuPG symmetric ciphers

Roscoe eocsor at
Thu Aug 4 16:02:04 CEST 2005

On 8/4/05, Ryan Malayter <malayter at> wrote:

> My test show 7-zip yields ~228 Mbps on a 2.4 GHz P4. The only cipher
> available with this program is AES256 in (I believe) ECB mode.

You seem pretty knowledgeable, but I'll say it anyway:

ECB in general shouldn't be used. Especially in the case of large
amounts of data being encrypted.

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