On Wed, Oct 02, 2002 at 02:45:11PM +0100, Hugh Mc Gauran wrote:
> I believe that 3DES is triple encryption..I am not 100% on this.
> So 14.3 as against 5 would be about right I think
Indeed. From the ssh manpage:
3des (triple-des) is an encrypt-decrypt-encrypt triple with
three different keys.
Which makes it secure, but damn slow for scp. It's fine for ssh term
sessions, unless you've got a weedy box. Blowfish, otoh, is damn fast,
and supposed to be very secure too.
High salt diets are bad for you - but only outside marriage.
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