On Mar 20, 2008, at 3:42 PM, zooko wrote:
   They extended the confirmation-of-a-file attack into the
   learn-partial-information attack. In this new attack, the
   attacker learns some information from the file. This is done by
   trying possible values for unknown parts of a file and then
   checking whether the result matches the observed ciphertext.

How is this conceptually different from classic dictionary attacks, and why does e.g. running the file through PBKDF2 and using the result for convergence not address your concern(s)?

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