Security doubts on 3DES default

Kristian Fiskerstrand kristian.fiskerstrand at
Mon Mar 13 16:15:18 CET 2017

On 03/13/2017 01:47 PM, Ryru wrote:
> Is my understanding correct or do I miss an important fact? What are
> your thoughts about this behaviour?

See section 13.2 of RFC4880, fyi the behavior changes in the context of

My thoughts; concerns about 3DES are premature. The focus on algorithms
in general likely so, the likelihood of operational security being the
issue is far greater

Kristian Fiskerstrand
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