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Robert J. Hansen rjh at
Wed Jan 25 23:00:18 CET 2017

> The main problem would be its 64-bit block size. Apparently there's a
> "practical" attack against 64-bit ciphers as used in TLS [1].

Quoting from the abstract:  "In our proof-of-concept demos, the attacker needs to capture about 785GB of data."  I question the wisdom of any system which sends 785Gb of data without ever rekeying.

This attack seems to fall into the realm of "stupid SSL mistakes lead to exploitation. "

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