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 PGP, GPG Defeated

The Register reports on a new attack against PGP and GPG.

"OpenPGP and GnuPG are susceptible to a chosen-cyphertext attack which would allow an adversary capable of intercepting an encrypted message to use the intended recipient as an unwitting 'decryption oracle', researchers Kahil Jallad, Jonathan Katz and Bruce Schneier report in a recent paper."

 (Submitted by Noel Wed Aug 14, 2002 )


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