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[REBOL] Re: RSA Encryption

From: maarten:vrijheid at: 13-Nov-2003 16:49

> Is it possible to encrypt binary files (pictures, pdfs etc) this way?
> only text files?
You'd use a block encryptor for that (AES, blowfish, ...) RSA can encrypt per encryption only the number of bits that equals the lenghh of its key. And it is terribly slow, that's why it is used for session key encryption most of the time. --Maarten