Subject: Re: RFC: backporting GEOM to the 4.x branch
To: ALeine <>
From: Dries Schellekens <>
List: tech-security
Date: 03/02/2005 18:18:46
ALeine wrote:

> Algebraic attacks on AES show that AES may indeed be broken sooner than
> we would hope, at least according to the information at:

Please stop referring to this website.

Sorry, but everybody in the field of cryptology, except Nicolas 
Courtois, agree that algebraic attacks on AES don't work. To quote 
Vincent Rijmen: "The XSL attack is not an attack. It is a dream."

Please read
* Claus Diem also has a paper that proofs XL/XSL does not work, but it 
is not online.