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Discussion on: Protect your data with WarShield

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ComputerSmiths

On Reddit and hackr.io you say it’s 3DES, which is it? Not that I’m a security expert, but until this is peer reviewed by real security experts I’d be careful about applying it. Still, nice to know it exists! Also, how does a mere mortal select and store a 256-bit key? If correct horse battery staple is only 44 bits I’m going to need a 24 word passphrase?

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Nathanael Demacon Author

3DES is deprecated, AES is the new data encryption standard. WarShield used 3DES in it's version 1, now it use AES-256 in version 2.
Don't worry for the passphrase, you can put any password you like :)