[ILUG-BOM] Why DRM won't ever work

Dinesh Joshi dinesh.a.joshi@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Thu Jun 14 11:01:15 IST 2007


On Thu, 2007-06-14 at 00:37 +0530, Parijat Garg wrote:
> @Dinesh: By definition, a brute-force attack is just cycling through
> all the possible keys. Therefore, in general, greater the bits in the
> key, the more combinations that require to be tested and hence harder
> the brute-force attack. This is independent of DES or 3-DES or any
> other key-based encryption algorithm.

Pfleeger. It has the whole ago and in layman's terms.

Double DES is as secure as DES with 57bit key while Triple DES does give
more security.

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Regards,
Dinesh A. Joshi




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