Reply to post: Re: Key recovery

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Re: Key recovery

Having the plaintext version of the ciphertext file does not make it significantly easier to find the encryption key of most modern encryption algorithms. In fact it is one of the main goals of an encryption method that an adversary will not be able to reconstruct the key and be able to decode all messages after he has managed to get hold of a few decoded messages.

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