The symmetric ciphers

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Thu Oct 31 22:38:37 CET 2013

> The advantage is,
> that if it should ever be possible to brute force the keyspace of one key

No one will ever be able to brute-force a 128-bit key until such time  
as we have quantum computers with 256-bit ensembles running at 3.2  
kelvins and powered by stars.

Consequentially, I don't think this is any advantage at all.

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