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[liberationtech] Is Most Encryption Cracked?

Collin Anderson collin at averysmallbird.com
Wed Jul 17 10:54:31 PDT 2013


Wait, forgive me Libtech for amusing myself at the cost of your collective
inboxes but, is it just me or is the security page on what purports to be a
security tool empty? https://unsene.com/security.html


On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Collin Anderson
<collin at averysmallbird.com>wrote:

> > So, AES-128 is what they're using?
>
> Mo' money, mo' key length.
>
> *What’s the difference between the free version and the premium version?*
>
> *The free version provides 256-bit AES encryption and 2GB of free
> encrypted storage and allows sharing of files of up to 50MB. The premium
> version provides up to 1048-bit AES encryption and 50GB of encrypted
> storage and allows sharing of files of up to 40GB. Also, the key in the
> free version is pre-generated and stored on our servers, while with the
> premium version the user has the option to generate his own key and store
> it locally for even greater security.  Keep in mind there is no “password
> recovery”, so you definitely won’t want to forget your passphrase!*
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 1:38 PM, <liberationtech at lewman.us> wrote:
>
>> On Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:18:44 -0700
>> Collin Sullivan <collins at benetech.org> wrote:
>>
>> > http://unsene.com/blog/2013/06/15/is-most-encryption-broken/
>>
>> ....haystack called and wants its media pitch back....
>>
>> They say AES is broken and yet, "Military-grade security protects your
>> important private messages, photos and videos, everywhere. It's so
>> strong that we can't export it to Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and North Korea."
>>
>> So, AES-128 is what they're using? I believe you can only export 64-bit
>> or less keys without a license.
>>
>> This entire thing is dripping in snakeoil.
>>
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> *Collin David Anderson*
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*Collin David Anderson*
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