[RC5] I think we found our next contest...

Aaron W. Swenson aswenson at frontiernet.net
Wed Dec 12 11:32:41 EST 2001


Because AES should replace DES in our clients, not RC5.  DES has been a 
real big deal because we kept cracking it in a few weeks.  Not good for 
keeping Top Secret files safe.

At 01:13 PM 12/12/2001 +0100, you wrote:

>On Wednesday 05 December 2001 22:23, you wrote:
>
>That the encryption is gonna be replaced is known for a long time. If we
>we're to stop RC5 now we wouldn't make the goal, what has been the point of
>starting then and what's the point on starting on AES.... Since before we'll
>have that finished there will most likely be a new stronger encryption
>anyways.
>
>Regards
>
>
> > DES is being replaced with AES.  We should drop the whole DES thing and see
> > if we can crack AES.
> >
> > Reference:
> > http://www.interactiveweek.com/article/0,3658,s%253D604%2526a%253D19472,00.
> >asp
> >
> > Aaron.
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