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Re: DES encryption

>>>>> "Ray" == jdassen  <jdassen@wi.leidenuniv.nl> writes:
    Ray> GNU PG and PGP both can encrypt files using a shared key
    Ray> cipher (gpg: CAST5, BLOWFISH, BLOWFISH160 ; PGP:
    Ray> IDEA). Furthermore, the "ssleay" package comes with a number
    Ray> of (unfortunately almost undocumented) binaries in
    Ray> /usr/bin/ssl, including 15 ones that have "des" in their
    Ray> name.

Marginally off-topic but you are aware brute-force key search for DES
is within the reach of anyone with USD $250,000 to spare, aren't you?

Might I suggest you consider another cryptographic algorithm.

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