The symmetric ciphers

Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Tue Sep 10 21:28:36 CEST 2013

On 09/10/2013 11:10 AM, Josef Schneider wrote:
> Why? Assuming the Keys are not related (e.g. by creating random keys 
> and then encrypting them both with RSA) this is safer, assuming the 
> attacker can crack one of the two symmetric ciphers but not RSA.

I repeat my earlier message:

> If you look in the list archives you can find some pretty long, 
> detailed writeups on why.

It takes you about thirty seconds to type a message.  To fully answer
your question would require me to spend about an hour crafting an
answer.  Since your question has been answered *at length* in the
archives, I'm not going to answer your question.  I'm going to refer you
to the archives and save myself an hour.

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