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Re: Is FEAL developed by NTT safe?



At 11:00 PM 1/4/98 PST, Nobuki Nakatuji wrote:
>
>Is FEAL developed by NTT safe? Where isn't safe if it is here because it 
>isn't safe? 

>From what I have read, FEAL is the punching bag of the cryptographic
community.  It has been broken many times by many people at many different
number of rounds. (It seems to be the one that many cryptanalists have cut
their teeth on.)  

The history of FEAL does not inspire a whole lot of confidence, no matter
who is selling it.

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