mboer at dds.nl
Tue Jan 6 09:23:08 PST 2004
Ian, while you are filling that humongous harddisc ????
To mess up a Linux box, you need to work at it;
To mess up your Windows box, you just need to work on it.
- Scott Granneman
Citeren Ian Molton <spyro at f2s.com>:
> On Tue, 06 Jan 2004 11:03:36 +0000
> Andy Bennett <andyjpb at ashurst.eu.org> wrote:
> > Encrypting only what is sensitive show attackers where to concentrate
> > their efforts. With mathematically unbreakable codes (which do exist)
> > any amount of data is unhelpful.
> With a mathematically unbreakable code it doesnt matter if they know where to
> concentrate their efforts or not, either, does it?
> Im not convinced a truely 'unbreakable' code exists anyhow.
> > An example of a mathematically unbreakable code is one where the key is
> > the same length as the data being encrypted.
> yeah, and also totally useless for encrypting a harddisc - where are you
> going to generate 200GB of truely random entropy ?
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