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While RSA encryption works as you describe, with public and private keys, many other forms of encryption use a single key and a reversible operation for encrypting/decrypting.

In general symmetric ciphers are considered harder to break than asymmetric ones of similar length. They are also often simpler to compute.

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Re: Re (tilly) 2: Difference between encoding and encryption?
by Anonymous Monk on Aug 21, 2004 at 05:20 UTC
    actually how the RSA-OAEP work??? i still can't find on the web 1?? especially the OAEP the encode method.. really hard to understand... any 1 can help me?