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Re: Support for ECB

From: Zooko Wilcox-OHearn <zooko@leastauthority.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:02:48 -0600
Message-ID: <CAM_a8JzmS9LWsM6YCBEOrcoU9KPgitdNwMG63eKG2hooHYjurw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Vijay Bharadwaj <Vijay.Bharadwaj@microsoft.com>
Cc: "public-webcrypto@w3.org" <public-webcrypto@w3.org>
Sorry to reply twice, but I saw this comment:

On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 10:23 AM, Vijay Bharadwaj
<Vijay.Bharadwaj@microsoft.com> wrote:
> On a related note, I'm aware of a number of safe usages of ECB (ECB the chaining mode, not just the bare AES cipher) by various folks - sometimes these are part of a protocol that provides assurances in other ways, and sometimes they are performance optimizations.

Can you share examples of these? I would like to learn from them.


Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn

Founder, CEO, and Customer Support Rep -- Least Authority Enterprises

Received on Friday, 14 September 2012 22:03:36 UTC

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