[dm-crypt] "re-encrypting" ?

Kyle Rose krose at krose.org
Sun Aug 14 14:49:49 CEST 2011


Really? You know of an attack on Twofish that reveals plaintext or
statistical information about the plaintext?
On Aug 14, 2011 8:23 AM, "Arno Wagner" <arno at wagner.name> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 12:32:10PM +0200, Heinz Diehl wrote:
>> On 14.08.2011, Arno Wagner wrote:
>>
>> > As a shorter key does not give significant speed
>> > improvement, aes256-cbc-essiv or aes256-xts is close
>> > to optimal.
>>
>> On my Intel Core i5 laptop, twofish is actually faster than AES..
>
> It is on some architectures. It is also less secure.
>
> Arno
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