[rc5] Re: Rubber hose

Ryan Dumperth woodie at indy.net
Tue Oct 28 21:26:27 EST 1997

>From Applied Cryptography, p.7:

"Rubber-hose cryptanalysis:
The cryptanalyst threatens, blackmails, or tortures someone until they give
him the key. Bribery is sometimes referred to as a purchase-key attack.
These are all very powerful attacks and often the best way to break an

Public Key: http://keys.pgp.com:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x8D98E677
PGP Key Fingerprint: 4913 67E3 BCA8 6326 F404  6005 6C1B D2D8 8D98 E677
PGP, use it or lose it.

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