Register article on using non-randomness of encrypted file content to reduce time needed to decrypt by brute force

Igor Mozolevsky mozolevsky at
Thu Aug 15 16:00:49 BST 2013

On 15 August 2013 11:00, Brian Morrison <bdm at> wrote:
> Not seen this mentioned anywhere else yet:
> Any opinions from those with direct knowledge of such techniques?

Isn't the conventional wisdom to compress before encrypting to prevent
thing like that?

Igor M.

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