[Cryptography] XORing plaintext with ciphertext
jon at callas.org
Sat Sep 7 04:13:00 EDT 2013
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On Sep 7, 2013, at 12:14 AM, Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> Got a question that's been bothering me for a whlie, but it's likely
> purely academic.
> Take the plaintext and the ciphertext, and XOR them together. Does the
> result reveal anything about the key or the painttext?
It better not. That would be a break of amazing simplicity that transcends broken.
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