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  • Crypto Updates Sent In For Linux 4.19 Kernel, Speck Is Still In The Kernel

    Phoronix: Crypto Updates Sent In For Linux 4.19 Kernel, Speck Is Still In The Kernel

    The Linux kernel's crypto subsystem updates were sent out today with its new feature work for the Linux 4.19 kernel. One change we were curious to see was whether they were going to nuke the Speck cipher code, but they did not...

    http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?pag...Crypto-Updates

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    And I'm glad that Speck is. I would suggest that in addition to NEON, he should be optimized under SSE2 or SSE3. I would use it today on my processor - scrap. Instead ext4 fscrypt: AES-256-CTS-CBC and AES-256-XTS.

    I protect data against access by third parties. I do not protect data from the NSA. In order to protect yourself from the NSA, you would need to create your own processor instead of those created in the USA by Intel, AMD, Qualcomm...
    Last edited by latalante; 08-15-2018, 03:43 PM.

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    • #3
      oh cmon, nuke this backdoored shit already

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      • #4
        Get it outta there

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        • #5
          And for those long years no one demanded that the SHA-1 be removed from the kernel, which was designed by the NSA.
          And SELinux?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by latalante View Post
            And SELinux?
            SELinux certainly has a number of people who disapprove.

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            • #7
              When taxpayers pay for spyware then they should have it delivered. Vaporware is unacceptable.

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              • #8
                Originally posted by latalante View Post
                And I'm glad that Speck is. I would suggest that in addition to NEON, he should be optimized under SSE2 or SSE3. I would use it today on my processor - scrap. Instead ext4 fscrypt: AES-256-CTS-CBC and AES-256-XTS.

                I protect data against access by third parties. I do not protect data from the NSA. In order to protect yourself from the NSA, you would need to create your own processor instead of those created in the USA by Intel, AMD, Qualcomm...
                Can I point out that it's not the first time that "bugs" planted by NSA have been used by third parties too?

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