[cryptography] Crypto Vulns

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Sat Mar 7 22:17:11 EST 2015


On Sat, 7 Mar 2015, Kevin wrote:

> > How would you arrange them, then?  I seem to recall that Enigma was 
> > broken largely due to sloppy user practices e.g. weak message key, 
> > re-use of keys, repeating same message with a weaker scheme, etc.  
> > Used properly, Enigma would've been unbreakable at the time.
> 
> It was so easily broken because of lack of knowledge.  Poor 
> implementation is the enemy.

Yeah, I concede the point.

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