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From Erik Hatcher <e...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject Re: Attached proposed modifications to Lucene 2.0 to support Field.Store.Encrypted
Date Fri, 01 Dec 2006 20:55:56 GMT
Cryptonomicon, anyone?!


On Dec 1, 2006, at 1:02 PM, Doron Cohen wrote:

> Robert Engels <rengels@ix.netcom.com> wrote on 01/12/2006 09:34:12:
>> ... decrypting such small payloads .. I think it is also subject  
>> to an
> easy attack,
>
> In addition, index statistics are still available, right?  So one  
> can know
> how many docs, which (encrypted) words appear in which docs and  
> exactly
> where, and how often.  AFAIK, with a large enough index these  
> statistics
> can be useful for cracking the encryption.
>
>
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