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Re: [vox-tech] Linux's Vulnerability to E-mail Viruses
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Re: [vox-tech] Linux's Vulnerability to E-mail Viruses

On Thu, 25 Apr 2002, ME wrote:

> On Thu, 25 Apr 2002, Rod Roark wrote:
> > Interesting, I never thought about that before.  The "locking" 
> > (and corresponding unlocking) could easily be done by xor'ing 
> > against some string of pseudo-random characters that only 
> > the encryptor knows how to produce.
> The most advanced encryption available is found when you use 2XOR
> (double-XOR) with your data and the same key.
> You also get a huge cost savings in performance, as some stes can be
> skipped and, 8 bit 2XOR is just as secure as 2048bit 2XOR (assuming the
> same key in both passes.
> (Tongue in cheek - biteing down hard.)
> (This would have been better posted April, 1,2002  ;-)
> -ME


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