Security criteria

Miguel Bazdresch lfs-01 at thewizardstower.org
Tue Jan 6 10:28:51 PST 2004


* Ian Molton <spyro at f2s.com> [04-0106 19:12]:
> On Tue, 06 Jan 2004 11:03:36 +0000
> Andy Bennett <andyjpb at ashurst.eu.org> wrote:
> 
> > 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 ?

What concerns me is, where are you going to *store* it? :)

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