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Re: ALPHACIPHER - An unbreakable encryption program.
Now there's a business I'd like to get into.... reselling
pseudo-random bit strings....
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From: roy @ sendai.scytale.com (Roy M. Silvernail) @ smtp
Date: 09/10/96 07:14:33 AM
Subject: Re: ALPHACIPHER - An unbreakable encryption program.
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In alt.security, [email protected] writes:
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>> True, but somehow I have a feeling that Alphacipher is not a one-time
>> pad, and thus is breakable.
> This assumption is not true. ALPHACIPHER is, indeed, based upon an OTP.
> We've solved all of the problems associated with pad creation,
> distribution, packaging and many other concerns that have previously
> limited the use of a cipher in this class.
Their web page alludes to a OTP-like operation where you have to
purchase key "refills". It doesn't say where they store the escrowed
copies of the key material.
> Visit our net page at http://www.aa.net/cyber-survival-hq for more
> information, and read the reply in response to the unfounded attack by
> Curtin, posted above.
I recommend this page, if only for the great conspiracy theory about
automated telephone line scanning.
Roy M. Silvernail [ ] [email protected]
PGP Public Key fingerprint = 31 86 EC B9 DB 76 A7 54 13 0B 6A 6B CC 09 18 B6
Key available from [email protected]
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