GPG and PGP
dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Mar 16 15:20:03 CET 2011
On Mar 16, 2011, at 10:05 AM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 9:41 AM, <vedaal at nym.hush.com> wrote:
>> David Shaw dshaw at jabberwocky.com wrote on
>> Wed Mar 16 00:42:48 CET 2011 :
>>> GnuPG does the MDC by default whenever all the keys can handle it
>> What kind of key can't handle it in gnupg?
>> I sent messages to all key types, including v3 keys, using the
>> forced MDC,
>> (my preferred cipher is 3DES, not that I have anything against any
>> others, but have been used to using it and see no particular reason
>> to change),
> 2 key or 3 key? 2TDEA only provides about 80 bits of security, and is
> usually not recommend for use.
3DES in OpenPGP is only 3 key.
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