Twofish, Blowfish no recommended cipher anymore ?!

Len Sassaman
Mon Jul 14 11:14:02 2003

On Wed, 9 Jul 2003, 1228EB6 wrote:

> 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 does not support Blowfish, (and never has), due to security concerns
that Phil expressed (iirc.)