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If you encrypt a file with a known format (like a DB file), wouldn't an attacker have information to assist in decrypting the entire file? I thought it was recommended not to encrypt data that was predectible or known, because it gave a target to shoot for.

Just my $0.02 USD.

--MidLifeXis


In reply to Re^3: Opening an Encrypted DB_File database by MidLifeXis
in thread Opening an Encrypted DB_File database by crabbdean

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