Crate rs_idea

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IDEA - rs_idea - International Data Encryption Algorithm

Important Note: This crate is still a work in progress and is not ready for consumption.

IDEA (International Data Encryption Algorithm) is a block cipher developed by Xuejia Lai and James L. Massey of ETH Zurich in 1991. It’s currently used in:

  • Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) for encryption of emails
  • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) for securing wireless networks

This crate implements IDEA as part of the RustyShield project.