[owncloud-devel] Change encryption length

Mark Ziegler mark.ziegler at rakekniven.de
Wed May 14 19:14:43 GMT 2014


Am 14.05.14 21:07, schrieb Lukas Reschke:
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> On 14 May 2014, at 17:46, Emidio Stani <emidiostani at gmail.com 
> <mailto:emidiostani at gmail.com>> wrote:
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>> I still have to see the Owncloud encryption app however in some blog 
>> and in the forum I fount that the encryption is based on AES-128 and 
>> since I have been reading that Dropbox uses AES-256, I was wondering 
>> if it is possible to increase such level to 256 or even 512.
>>
>
> AES-256 won't give you much advantage over AES-128.
Short statement :-/

Could you please give some more details.
AFAIK bigger key length is better cause it takes longer to crack it.

Just had a quick view at 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Encryption_Standard

Cheers,
Mark


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