Ah, when was twofish broken??? That's news to me if it's true.


On Wednesday 22 May 2002 00:43 am, John Horton wrote:
> Hi,
> I believe that twofish has been successfully broken, so use blowfish
> instead. Typically, for encrypting files you will use an algorithm like
> blowfish in cbc mode (as opposed to ebc mode) but I don't know if Mcrypt
> supports this. Also, when creating the hash of the file, it is probably
> best to use SHA-1 instead of MD5, as there appears to be some concern with
> MD5 over it's compression function.
> JH
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jimmy Lantz [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> Sent: 21 May 2002 17:28
> Subject: [PHP] Mcrypt: Blowfish or Twofish or no fish?
> Hi,
> started playing with Mcrypt and just wanted to ask which encryption method
> makes the stronger encryption?
> (I can supply the necesary keylength).
> Should I go for MCRYPT_BLOWFISH or MCRYPT_TWOFISH? Or no fish at all :)
> So what do I need it for? I'm going to use it encrypting files, sizes
> varies between some 100 k's and 4-5 mb's.
> / Jim
> Paranoia + A system w/o users = Safe system :)

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