gonzo cryptography; how would you improve existing cryptosystems?
jthorn at aei.mpg.de
Tue Nov 8 03:15:42 PST 2005
On Fri, 4 Nov 2005, Travis H. wrote:
> PS: There's a paper on cryptanalyzing CFS on my homepage below. I
> got to successfully use classical cryptanalysis on a relatively modern
> system! That is a rare joy. CFS really needs a re-write, there's no
> real good alternatives for cross-platform filesystem encryption to my
On Mon, 7 Nov 2005, Jason Holt wrote:
> Take a look at ecryptfs before rewriting cfs:
Nice, but linux-only and requires special kernel support. cfs supports
lots and lots of different OSs and doesn't require kernel modes. So far
as I know, in this regard cfs is unique among cryptographic filesystems.
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