OpenSSH stödjer nu chacha20 samt poly1305

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Inspired by a recent Google initiative to adopt ChaCha20 and Poly1305 for TLS, developer Damien Miller has added a similar protocol to ssh, [email protected], which is based on D. J. Bernstein algorithms that are specifically optimised to provide the highest security at the lowest computational cost, and not require any special hardware at doing so. Some further details are in his blog, and at undeadly. The source code of the protocol is remarkably simple — less than 100 lines of code!

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