[dm-crypt] Efficacy of xts over 1TB

Christoph Anton Mitterer christoph.anton.mitterer at physik.uni-muenchen.de
Sun Jul 25 13:18:23 CEST 2010


On Sun, 2010-07-25 at 12:34 +0200, Arno Wagner wrote:
> first XTS mode is not the default anywhere in cryptsetup, so 
> why would you want to use it? Is there any specific problem 
> with CBC-ESSIV that you wish do address?
I've always thought XTS was considered to be the "securest"?! Is it not?

Cheers,
Chris.
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