[dm-crypt] What cipher mode on Android?

Arno Wagner arno at wagner.name
Wed May 30 09:08:42 CEST 2012

On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 01:45:09PM -0400, .. ink .. wrote:
> > can somebody tell me, which of these cipher modes is more secure? aes-cbc-plain or aes-cbc-essiv:md5? Or what cipher mode do you recommend to use on Android 2.3?
> >
> The FAQ is at :
> http://code.google.com/p/cryptsetup/wiki/FrequentlyAskedQuestions
> Its pretty deep and it has answers even to questions you will never ask :-)


Well, it is also a replacement for a proper manual, or at least tries
to be one. 

Arno Wagner, Dr. sc. techn., Dipl. Inform., CISSP -- Email: arno at wagner.name 
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