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I've checked out the source code (well, more or less, it's not that well designed, the main crypto class is 1600 lines) and as Richie guessed, the algorithm is stored together with the ciphertext. Pretty gruesome stuff, but it does do EAX mode for text strings to my surprise. It probably only uses it for text strings originating from the password vault code ...


Terminology: "public-coin" means the verifier does not need to keep any of its randomness secret, and "private-coin" means "not necessarily public coin". By IP = PSPACE, the correctness of operations can be interactively verified by a public-coin verifier whose runtime scales with the amount of space used for the transformation. Such protocols can be ...

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