Twofish, Blowfish no recommended cipher anymore ?!
Fri Jul 11 13:49:02 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.
Oh, I didn't know that, you're right:
> 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
Can the users be confident that GnuPG never drops those ciphers which=20
may never be supported by PGP (in the case of Blowfish), but have=20
(almost) always been a part of GnuPG ?
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