From: "Nicolas Williams" <>
For example, many people use arcfour in SSHv2 over AES because arcfour
is faster than AES.

Joseph Ashwood wrote:
I would argue that they use it because they are stupid. ARCFOUR should have been retired well over a decade ago, it is weak, it meets no reasonable security requirements,

No one can break arcfour used correctly - unfortunately, it is tricky to use it correctly.

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