[dm-crypt] FAQ Montly pointer 12/2012

Javier Juan Martínez Cabezón tazok.id0 at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 20:29:09 CET 2012


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On 06/12/12 16:29, Arno Wagner wrote:
> Updates: Added a passphrase strength estimate based on 
> http://it.slashdot.org/story/12/12/05/0623215/new-25-gpu-monster-devours-strong-passwords-in-minutes
>
>  Executive summary: It may be time to increase passphrase length.
> 
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> 
> The FAQ can be found at -
> http://code.google.com/p/cryptsetup/wiki/FrequentlyAskedQuestions 
> and - in the sources as FAQ in the top-level directory.
> 



This is applicable if the algoritm used to cipher is unknown as happen
in plain dmcrypt?


Arno, is really useful/secure to get the ciphering algoritm in the
LUKS header?

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