[linux-elitists] pgp -m with gpg
Mon Dec 10 10:28:02 PST 2001
On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 04:40:17PM +0000, M. Drew Streib wrote:
> I'd actually rather hope that it _couldn't_. A good symmetric algorithm
Well, it sees that something is wrong because it doesn't output random
garbage, it just gives up.
Therefore, it could use my passphrase and try all the symetric cyphers it
has until it gets output "that makes sense" (meaning something for which the
algorithm at least completes)
Microsoft is to operating systems & security ....
.... what McDonalds is to gourmet cooking
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