Cryptography Paper

PGP: An Algorithmic Overview

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is not to act as a manual for PGP, nor is it an in-depth analysis of its cryptographic algorithms. It is intended to provide additional information about PGP’s algorithms used for encryption and hashing.

Paper: PGP.pdf
PGP Signature: PGP.pdf.sig

References: The links in the .pdf file are not clickable, so they are listed here for your convenience.

[Adams] Adams, Carlisle. The CAST-128 Encryption Algorithm.

[Anon] Anonymous. The IDEA Algorithm.

[Belldandy] “Don”. Belldandy: SHA-1 calculator.

[RSAFAQ] RSA Laboratories Cryptography FAQ.

[Savard] Savard, John J. G. A Cryptographic Compendium.

[Simpson1] Simpson, Sam. PGP DH vs. RSA FAQ. 1999.

[Simpson2] Simpson, Sam. A question on Twofish / AES / PGP, PGP-Users mailing list. 8th Mar 1999.

[SKWWHF98] Schneier, B., Kelsey, J., Whiting, D., Wagner, D., Hall, C., Ferguson, N. Twofish: A 128-bit Block Cipher. 1998.

[Source] Source code.

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