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gpg: default to AES-256.

Authored by dkg on Sep 8 2017, 1:04 AM.

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gpg: default to AES-256.

* g10/main.h (DEFAULT_CIPHER_ALGO): Prefer AES256 by default.

It's 2017, and pretty much everyone has AES-256 available. Symmetric
crypto is also rarely the bottleneck (asymmetric crypto is much more
expensive). AES-256 provides some level of protection against
large-scale decryption efforts, and longer key lengths provide a hedge
against unforseen cryptanalysis.

  • Signed-off-by: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@fifthhorseman.net>

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dkgSep 8 2017, 8:32 PM
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rG909fbca19678: gpg: default to 3072-bit RSA keys.
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