[Cryptography] Compression before encryption?

Albert Puigsech Galicia albert at puigsech.com
Fri Jan 9 21:08:48 EST 2015

2015-01-10 2:42 GMT+01:00 Richard Outerbridge <outer at interlog.com>:
> If E is any good, surely the only two modes are CTE and E?

If the cipher is good, compression ratios are very low because encryption
increases the entropy. So ETC, is almost the same than E.

The "C" on the ETC has only notable effect on poor crypto systems (for
example using ECB).

> __outer

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