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Fri Feb 11 12:28:33 CET 2011
On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 12:11 PM, Niels Möller <nisse at lysator.liu.se> wrote:
>> As it stands now serpent is an academic cipher,
>> it is not used in any protocol.
> It's specified as an optional algorithm in the ssh protocol (see RFC
> 4253 and RFC 4344).
Ah, I didn't know that.
> That said, I think the main use for serpent or any other of the losing
> aes finalists are as backups in case some serious problem is discovered
> with aes.
Nowdays this is also camellia for that purpose...
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