[rc5] Re: Rubber hose

lunaslide lunaslyd at pacbell.net
Tue Oct 28 23:52:08 EST 1997


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At 09:26 PM 10/28/97 -0500, you wrote:
>>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
>algorithm."

I think _everyone_ loves answering this question :-)

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