dshaw at jabberwocky.com
Wed Jun 11 05:24:15 CEST 2008
On Jun 10, 2008, at 10:05 PM, Jan Jansen wrote:
> 1. Is the AES-Encryption of a file by gnupg vulnerable to known-
> plaintext attacks ?
> 2. Does this depend on the lenght of the plaintext ?
> 2.1 Is a strong Passphrase even safe, if the size of the known
> plaintext is just 1 Byte or even 10 GB ?
> 3. Is it possible for sombody, who does not know the strong
> Passphrase, to guess reliably, if the encrypted data contains a
> known file ?
Cannot be answered in the context of this question. It depends on the
> 4. Why or Why not (1.,2.,3 )?
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