[dm-crypt] Efficacy of xts over 1TB

Heinz Diehl htd at fancy-poultry.org
Sun Jul 25 14:29:00 CEST 2010


On 25.07.2010, Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote: 

> I've always thought XTS was considered to be the "securest"?! Is it not?

AFAIK, XTS and EME are most secure per today. By the way, EME is what the 
commercial PGP WDE uses. However, EME is slow, and, even worse, it's patented, 
and therefore unlikely to get into any open source based cryptosystem 
in the near future.






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