Re: DES code in the kernel

Herbert Rosmanith (
Wed, 17 Jul 1996 17:46:07 +0200 (MET DST)

You know that IBM originally came up with an 128bit key DES, but was
requested by the NSA to reduce it to 56 ? And that the NSA tried to
suppress diploma thesis and ph.d. thesis on the area ? Trust DES
only as much as you trust the NSA ...