encrypted string always the same

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Thu Aug 26 09:54:42 CEST 2004

On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 12:42:21 -0400 (EDT), Atom 'Smasher' said:

> about a 13 bit key-space (will you advertise that this application
> uses 13 bit security?). it's impractical to think you're safe from a
> dictionary attack, if the hashed passwords are lost or stolen... how

Unless the account is disabled after, say, 3 false tries.  However
this is a perfect DoS and thus only useful in some domains; for sure
not when connections are expected from a prublic network.


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