Am Freitag, 16. September 2016 09:52:40 UTC+2 schrieb Drew White:
> If they can get access, whether encrypted or not, it means it's insecure.
> Encryption just takes time to break.
> If you have encrypted files, encrypted with a STRONG password THEN a 2048 bit
> cypher, THEN it will probably take about 6 months to decypher it and get the
> data out.
I think you need to educate yourself a bit on the topic of encryption.
Encryption is secure if you use it correctly. Too secure actually, it's much
more straightforward to simply torture the information out of someone...
And unless there is a backdoor in AES-256 (which why ideally you would always
use a combination of several ciphers), it is technically and theoretically
unbreakable if you used a 256-bit random key. It's much more likely that
someone will social engineer his way to the data. Matters are entirely
different with current public key algorithms, which may very well be broken via
quantum computers, so I wouldn't bet my money on that horse... On the other
hand those are not the algorithms you use for backup anyway.
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