Twofish, Blowfish no recommended cipher anymore ?!
Thu Jul 10 19:41:07 2003
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On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 08:27:23PM +0200, 1228EB6 wrote:
> Hi there,
> when creating new keys with GnuPG 1.2.2 I saw that both Twofish and
> Blowfish are not part of the available ciphers of those keys.
> None of the 2 has been broken and newer versions of PGP support both of
> them, so what happened ? I'd like to know if there are security
> concerns, since I've always been a fan of both ciphers.
PGP only supports Twofish, not Blowfish.
Those two ciphers are not in the default preferences for compatibility
and conservatism reasons. If you want to use Twofish and/or Blowfish,
you can certainly update your preferences to include them.
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