Encryption Algorithm for GnuPG?

mercuryrising at hush.ai mercuryrising at hush.ai
Mon May 27 08:30:18 CEST 2019

What is the encryption engine for the current GnuPG. I read that it isNIST AES. I know IDEA is proprietary so that can’t be used, is this correct?

If it’s NIST AES that is under the US Government? Wouldn’t that be in danger of a US back door in the algorithm?


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