Need to restore zeroed file

David Stainton dstainton415 at
Thu Jul 9 22:41:54 UTC 2015

NO. You cannot try all possibilities. It would defeat the point of
using cryptographic capabilities.
Your data is lost forever unless you possess the cryptographic capability.
I'm sorry for your loss but if you continue to insist you can recover
it then that's like saying you don't believe in cryptography and
mathematics... and time and physics and the universe. People will
think you are trolling and little children will laugh. So don't make
that mistake because just because. oh dear am i ranting? sorry folks.
ok bye!

On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 3:10 PM, Roland Haeder <roland at> wrote:
> On 07/09/2015 11:33 PM, Daira Hopwood wrote:
>> This is unclear; do you mean that a file containing the URI got zeroed?
> I have saved a file through sshfs and all I got was a zero-length file
> in my mount point.
>> <num> is actually the length of the file.
> Ah, okay.
>> You won't be able to brute-force either <key1> or <key2>. Unless you have a copy of
>> the URI somewhere else, the file contents are lost.
> Well, I *could* try all possible URIs out, but as Ed said, our sun will
> die before I have brute-forced key1*key2*file size ... So I have tried
> another approach, please see my other email.
> And thank you for replying. :)
> Regards,
> Roland
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