[Ach] Ciphers

René Pfeiffer lynx at luchs.at
Tue Dec 31 15:04:24 CET 2013

On Dec 31, 2013 at 1458 +0100, Aaron Zauner appeared and said:
> On 31 Dec 2013, at 14:24, Ralf Schlatterbeck <rsc at runtux.com> wrote:
> > Maybe we should keep the title of the document in mind: "Better Crypto"
> > -- there ain't no better crypto with Windows XP. Sad but true fact.
> I agree. We cannot make everyone 100% compatible or happy. I’m against
> RC4 in there. Even more now that cryptologists like DJB suggest that NSA
> had a “breakthough” with RC4 a couple of years ago already. Attacks are
> well known in literature since the mid-90ies too.

Plus if there's a „breakthough” with RC4, there's probably a „breakthough”
with Windows XP security, too.


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