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Re: [openpgp] Intent to deprecate: Insecure primitives

2015-03-16 20:36:41
David Leon Gil <coruus(_at_)gmail(_dot_)com> writes:

A 64-bit blocksize is small enough that there is a significant probability of
(some user) encrypting a message with two blocks the same.

Yet another wildly inaccurate claim of cryptographic weakness, alongside
"triple DES is totally insecure" and "1K RSA can factored in a week or two"
(both on the cryptography list, the latter only week or so back).  If you're
going to deprecate a crypto mechanism then, if there really is a problem, by
all means do so, but don't just invent claims about its "weakness".


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