Re: simple, secret, algorithm implications when communicating with yourself?



Tim Smith wrote:
Is security through obscurity actually OK in this situation?

Almost any cryptosystem design is sufficiently secure if
nobody has any interest in cracking it..

If the sceheme described were to be used very much, Alice
would be tempted to embed the algorithm in some script
rather than typing in 1960 lines of text for each instance.
Then that script itself is vulnerable.
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