stripping header-information

Nicolas Rachinsky
Sat Dec 22 14:48:01 2001

On Sat, Dec 22, 2001 at 02:21:10PM +0100, Georg Lutz <> wrote:
> The raw output of a good crypto-system should not have a statistical
> profile.

White noise is a statistical profile, I think most unencrypted (and
uncompressed) data is not looking like white noise.

> I am looking for a tool to make the OpenPGP-output statistically
> equal("white noise").
> Unfortunately "PGP stealth" does not work with OpenPGP.

I don't think, this will buy you anything if used over TCP/IP without
additional measures, like sending white noise all the time (you don't
pay for traffic, do you?). Otherwise an eavesdropper could recognise
an encrypted transmission.