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Re: [vox-tech] Which cipher to use?
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Re: [vox-tech] Which cipher to use?

that's totally cool.

but how are you safeguarding your system against TEMPEST electromagnetic
radiation snooping by the NSA?   ;-)


begin Ryan <ryan@mother.com> 
> I've set myself up encrypted swap, and am wondering which cipher will be 
> fastest.
> My choices are AES, serpent, twofish, or blowfish. I tried out xor too, but 
> It looked like it was SEVERLY vunerable to a plaintext attack (creating a new 
> swapfile to caculate the xor key).
> Why bother encrypting my swap? Losta passwords go in there in plaintext, 
> easily recoverable with a boot disk.
> And if anyone wants it, I wrote a simple shell script to configure an 
> encrypted loopback file with a random password, create a swap filesystem on 
> it, and mount it as swap.
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