Re: Algorithms to generate permutations

From: Joe Peschel (jpeschel_at_no.spam.org)
Date: 08/07/05


Date: Sun, 07 Aug 2005 05:11:54 -0000

Crypto@S.M.S wrote in news:11fb333fcp2ds0a@news.supernews.com:

> IDEA is in a similar, but somewhat bigger, boat as DES.
>
> Its keys are 128 bits, so by triply encrypting with 3 independent
> 128 bit keys, you get a key space of 384 bits.

If IDEA and DES are in similar boats, how do you figure 3IDEA has a
keyspace of 384 bits?

J

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