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MASWE-0020: Weak Encryption

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Initial Description or Hints

The use of outdated encryption methods like DES and 3DES may compromise data confidentiality and integrity.

Relevant Topics

  • Weak encryption algorithms (e.g. DES, 3DES, etc.)
  • Weak encryption modes (e.g. ECB, etc.)
  • Cipher.getInstance("AES") defaults to ECB (Android)


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