What level of encryption does GPG use????

Johan Wevers johanw@vulcan.xs4all.nl
Tue May 14 22:54:02 2002

Leigh S. Jones, KR6X wrote:

> 3DES was once thought to have an encryption strength of 168 bits, but the
> latest cryptographic attacks have effectively weakened the effectiveness
> of this encryption method.

Well, "effectively" is somewhat overstated. I'd rather say "theoretically",
since this attac requires more memory than one can create on this planet.

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