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SubjectRe: partially encrypted filesystem
On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 02:02:02PM +0100, J?rn Engel wrote:
> How can you claim that modern cryptosystems are immune to known
> plaintext attacks?
Just as it's perfectly reasonable to say that factoring large
prime products is computationally infeasible. True, it might turn out
to be untrue, but it's one of the general assumptions you go
by when implementing a cryptographic system.

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