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Description of the EP2 Cipher

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Author Peter Gutmann
Last updated 1997-06-16
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The EP2 cipher is a block cipher that is useful in many cryptographic applications. It is believed to be interoperable with the RC2 cipher froim RSA Data Security, In., which has been specified for use in many Internet Protocols.


Peter Gutmann

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