[linux-elitists] ssh hygiene
Wed May 1 00:55:44 PDT 2002
commence Rick Moen quotation:
> Please note that it's not necessarily a _good_ thing to have all
> aspects of performance be fast and efficient: One of the reasons
> Blowfish is attractive is that key-generation is _slow_. Thus,
> brute-force attacks on a given keyspace are thereby impaired.
How is generation of Blowfish keys slow? Blowfish is a symmetric
cipher, so they're just random numbers. Or perhaps I've misunderstood
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