[cryptography] [tahoe-dev] Tahoe-LAFS Weekly Conference Call summary 2012-08-07
James A. Donald
jamesd at echeque.com
Wed Aug 15 05:41:27 EDT 2012
On 2012-08-15 4:59 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> Main topic: XSalsa20 encryption
> The idea is to encrypt with a combination of XSalsa20⊕AES instead of
> just AES.
The likelihood that your encryption will break through a bug or protocol
error is far higher than the likelihood that AES will be broken.
Thus any additional complexity makes your encryption more likely to be
Also, if you do what everyone else is doing, you can lift someone else's
code, which has already been checked.
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