[Ach] about the 3DES thing again

Aaron Zauner azet at azet.org
Tue Dec 3 17:52:54 CET 2013

On 03 Dec 2013, at 17:32, Adi Kriegisch <adi at kriegisch.at> wrote:

> 2key-3DES: 80bit, 3key-3DES: 112bit using a meet-in-the-middle attack. I am
> sorry, I could not find other resources; only this:
> http://crypto.stackexchange.com/questions/6345/why-is-triple-des-using-three-different-keys-vulnerable-to-a-meet-in-the-middle

Thanks, that makes sense. I did not know that. We still need proper citations and maybe a bit of a rewrite (wording) of the section.

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