FYI: AES patch

Vergonet, Henk
Thu, 12 Oct 2000 09:39:44 +0200

Preferences should be determined by:
- Algorithm security
- Patent restrictions
- Encription & decription speed

But I agree with Werner:
It's likely the NSA have already found a backdoor in the
algorithm, this is probably why the NIST has selected it ;).


-----Original Message-----
From: L. Sassaman []
Sent: Wednesday, October 11, 2000 11:34 PM
To: Werner Koch
Cc: Vergonet, Henk; ''; Roussou, Ronald
Subject: Re: FYI: AES patch

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On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Werner Koch wrote:

> Anyway, it is only useful for symmetric-only encryption becuase
> there are yet no Rijndael preferences.
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