[RC5] Something I found on the @Backup website

Alan S. Petrillo asp at baylink.com
Thu Nov 19 13:57:43 EST 1998


I saw this and almost burst out laughing.  

> 
>       BANK-LEVEL SECURITY -- virtually unbreakable
>       The encryption technology used by @Backup is the
>       National Data Encryption Standard, the same one
>       developed and used by the U.S. Government, banks and
>       IRS, and is virtually unbreakable. It's so good that ITT
>       Hartford gives @Backup subscribers preferential rates on
>       property and casualty insurance. 

DES is so good it took EFF _how long_ to break it?  

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