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From Doron Cohen <DOR...@il.ibm.com>
Subject Re: Attached proposed modifications to Lucene 2.0 to support Field.Store.Encrypted
Date Fri, 01 Dec 2006 18:02:23 GMT
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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