Am 28. Jul 2005 um 12:32 CEST schrieb Renato Botelho:
> This package implements an algorithm for breaking the PkZip cipher [...]
> - You need to know only a part of the plaintext (at least 13 bytes). Many files
> have commonly known headers, like DOS .EXE-files. Knowing a reasonably long
> header you can recover the password and decrypt the entire file.
Is someone working on a virus-scanner for encrypted zip-files using this approach yet? :)
http://www-i2.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/stolz/ *** PGP *** S/MIME
It's a million to one chance, but it just might work.