Commit 3a64ab70 authored by Niels Möller's avatar Niels Möller
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(Algorithm options): Updated description of the

default cipher. We now use AES, not triple-DES.

Rev: doc/lsh.texinfo:1.29
parent 2e9f884e
...@@ -1000,11 +1000,13 @@ prefers not to use it. ...@@ -1000,11 +1000,13 @@ prefers not to use it.
@tab @code{3dec-cbc}, @code{blowfish-cbc}, @code{arcfour} @tab @code{3dec-cbc}, @code{blowfish-cbc}, @code{arcfour}
@code{arcfour} @code{arcfour}
@tab The default encryption algorithm is triple-DES in CBC mode. This @tab The default encryption algorithm is aes256. This is a newer
seems to be the algorithm of choice among conservative cryptographers. algorithm than e.g. triple DES, which might be a problem for a
The default list includes only quite old and well studied algorithms. conservative cryptographer, but it has been studied carefully by many
There is a special algorithm name @code{all} to enable all supported competent cryptographers, and it seems to be secure. The default list
encryption algorithms (except @code{none}). includes only quite old and well studied algorithms. There is a special
algorithm name @code{all} to enable all supported encryption algorithms
(except @code{none}).
@item @option{-m} @tab Message Authentication @item @option{-m} @tab Message Authentication
@tab @code{hmac-sha1}, @code{hmac-md5} @tab @code{hmac-sha1}, @code{hmac-md5}
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