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The following is an analysis of the CCrypt protocol described here. Note that this breakdown of ccrypt mostly focuses on possible weaknesses that may also be present in other protocols. Key derivation ccrypt does not apply a well known Password Based Key Derivation function. As no salt is applied rainbow tables can be constructed (although the generated ...


None of Twofish, Serpent and AES are currently known as broken, so as far as security is concerned, you can use any of them. AES has a slight advantage because it's very widely used, so if it gets broken you're more likely to hear about it and get relevant software updates quickly. The Snowden postings haven't changed much as far as cryptography usage is ...

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