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[liberationtech] Is Most Encryption Cracked?

Jon Camfield jon at openinternetproject.org
Wed Jul 17 11:10:48 PDT 2013


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On Wednesday, July 17, 2013 01:54 PM, Collin Anderson wrote:
> 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


They're taking security-by-obscurity to new, "innovative" levels.
- -Jon

> 
> On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Collin Anderson 
> <collin at averysmallbird.com <mailto: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 
> <mailto:liberationtech at lewman.us>> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 17 Jul 2013 10:18:44 -0700 Collin Sullivan
> <collins at benetech.org <mailto: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* averysmallbird.com
> <http://averysmallbird.com> | @cda | Washington, D.C.
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