1024 key with large sub key
wk at gnupg.org
Thu Oct 5 19:01:54 CEST 2017
On Thu, 5 Oct 2017 18:39, rjh at sixdemonbag.org said:
>> Blowfish used to be the only freely available cipher when I started with
> ... wait, 3DES was patent-encumbered?
Not that I know. But it was old and Blowfish was everywhere (in
particular due to Schneier's book Applied Crypto). The task was to
replace the patented IDEA cipher and (single-)DES had a bad repudiation
due to the EFF's DES cracker.
Die Gedanken sind frei. Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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