I am new to cryptography so my apologies for asking such a basic question. I was reading up on keystream when I came upon the definition of it: A keystream is a stream of random or pseudorandom ...
I'm new in the crypto world and I've just discovered PBKDF (I used to use typed passeword as symmetric key). When using some crypto mode, you're required to ...
From PKCS#5 v2.1, 4.1 Salt (page 6, emphasis by me), also in v2.0, RFC 2898: In password-based encryption, the party encrypting a message can gain assurance that these benefits are realized ...