1998-12-30 - Re: PWL files

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From: Chris Rowley <bc192@freenet.carleton.ca>
To: cypherpunks@cyberpass.net
Message Hash: 743a35f8da7febd97f316fc1153ae27b6200d80b0a6ebc0cdadd81c84b17a480
Message ID: <199812300430.XAA12372@freenet3.carleton.ca>
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UTC Datetime: 1998-12-30 04:52:08 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 30 Dec 1998 12:52:08 +0800

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From: Chris Rowley <bc192@freenet.carleton.ca>
Date: Wed, 30 Dec 1998 12:52:08 +0800
To: cypherpunks@cyberpass.net
Subject: Re: PWL files
Message-ID: <199812300430.XAA12372@freenet3.carleton.ca>
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> > I've been trying to figure out the method of encryption for OSR2 Win95 and
> > Win98 *.pwl files and I was hoping someone had some details about the
> > method used. [...] Does anyone have it figured out?
> I think Peter Gutmann and someone else figured it out sometime ago.

Peter Gutmann figured out the old system. In reaction the system was
changed by the OSR2 patch and in all further releases of Windows. What
exactly it was changed to is the question.