Re: RIP proof secret splitting
From: "Roger Schlafly" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 22:06:36 GMT
> decrypt the message without both halves. A problem would
> arise, however, if the plaintext is easy to guess, because
> then the owner of one of the shadows could simply guess
> at possible plaintexts until he got it right. To avoid this ...
If the encryption method is resistant to chosen-ciphertext
attacks, then guessing does not work. Maybe that's what
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