Re: Encryption Software Testing
From: Lassi Hippeläinen (lassi.hippelainen_at_welho.compromised.invalid)
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2004 17:14:09 +0200
> I wrote some (fairly simple) encryption code not too long ago for
> personal use; nothing too fancy. I want to test it against commonly
> used password cracking software to see just how well it will hold up
> (or how quickly it'll be hacked). The code I wrote will encrypt
> single files with a password of the user's choosing using an algorithm
> I came up with.
> What software should I use to test this? Any recommendations?
You should publish the algorithm and let some cryptographer analyse it.
One place to do so is the sci.crypt sandbox in