[RC5] v3, etc.

Mary Conner trif at serv.net
Tue Jan 20 19:33:20 EST 1998


There are many C implementations of DES encryptor/decryptors available,
and one is not all that hard to write given the DES algorithm.  What
are in short supply, and need some real code jockeying, are
implementations designed to do exhaustive brute force cracking.


On Tue, 20 Jan 1998 gindrup at okway.okstate.edu wrote:

> 
>      Dumb question:
>      Could not the DES encryptor/decryptor source in Schneier's Applied 
>      Cryptography have been used?  There might be some right-to-use 
> issues, 
>      but I would doubt it given the amount of trimming that would have 
> been 
>      done to turn it into a 1-block decryptor accepting IV.
>             -- Eric Gindrup ! gindrup ! gindrup at Okway.okstate.edu

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