Block cipher mode?
Robert J. Hansen
rjh at sixdemonbag.org
Thu Dec 23 21:20:55 CET 2010
On 12/23/10 1:26 PM, smu johnson wrote:
> I was wondering what anyone thought of including which block cipher
> mode gpg uses in the -v[erbose] mode.
OpenPGP specifies a kind of messed-up and strange variant of CFB. Don't
get me wrong, it /is/ a CFB mode, it's just messed-up and strange.
Cryptanalytically strong, just very much different from what most people
call CFB mode.
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