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comment Relative security of a Vigenère cipher
Thanks! The phrase "An attacker who can break SSL will have no problems breaking Vigenere." really settles it for me -- you're absolutely right about that.
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comment Relative security of a Vigenère cipher
Thanks for the info! It was hard to decide which answer to accept, since they basically all say "don't!" (with varying degrees of exclamation). I went with @mikeazo's answer because I appreciate that phrase "An attacker who can break SSL will have no problems breaking Vigenere.", and I guess that is the bottom line. Thanks again, +1
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comment Relative security of a Vigenère cipher
Plaintext is wildly varied in length, the keys were derived by gluing fragments of random long dictionary words together with fragments of random characters
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