# All Questions

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### What are the key lengths used in (EC)DHE cipher suites in SSL?

What are the key lengths used in (EC)DHE cipher suites in SSL? Browsers only display key lengths for public key encryption…
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### How can user privacy be preserved in certificateless cryptography?

In certificateless cryptography, how can a user preserve his privacy from Key Generation Center? If the KGC becomes malicious, how can the user's privacy be preserved? I read "Privacy-Preserving ...
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### How good is the RandomPool generator in Crypto++ library?

How good is the RandomPool generator in Crypto++ library? I never heard of it before… I wonder if there is a Fortuna C implementation that I could use in an Objective-C project. Also: How secure is ...
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### Why is Lamport-Diffie secure?

Why is Lamport-Diffie secure? I note that there is a demonstration based on onewayness (in the book postquantum cryptography). But a one way function is not sufficient to ensure that it can not infer ...
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### How exactly is “true randomness” defined in the realms of cryptography?

Especially in relation to stream ciphers, I frequently read about (sometimes theoretical, sometimes practical) attacks that are able to "distinguish a ciphertext from a truly random stream". What's ...
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### Detect Encryption used by knowing what changed in the plaintext [closed]

I'm trying to analyze an encrypted text, the text is a Lua script so original plaintext would have variable with names like Hero, target, local etc. They only thing i know is what is added between ...
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### Kryptos : K1. What is the origin of the “palimpsest” keyword?

I'm studying the Kryptos sculpture with its cryptographic puzzles K1 to K4. I understand that the keyword "palimpsest" was reverse-engineered using the tableau (and brute-force computer processing), ...
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### What would make it impossible to deny that decryption of a package has taken place?

I'm part of a team designing a system where a user have to be able to read a certain package, if he has preformed an action or series of actions that makes it legal for him to do so. The tricky part ...
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### Can websites be scanned to determine the mode of operation they use for encryption? [closed]

I want to build a script which can scan websites to check which websites use counter mode for encryption. Is it possible to do? Are there any websites or applications which use CTR mode?
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### Message only valid if it is retracted? [closed]

Is there a concept in cryptography where a message is only valid if it is retracted and unvalid if it remains unretracted? I'm not really referring to anything specific. A primitive example might be ...
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### Is there a cryptographic method to add noise to a plaintext instead of actually encrypting it?

I'm looking for a cryptographic technique that instead of permuting a cleartext, would add noise to the cleartext to obfuscate the true text among a bunch of garbage. For example, a list of 10 ...
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### About private keys of certificateless cryptography

While reading Identity Based Cryptography and Certificateless Cryptography , Can any one tell why should private key generator(PKG) or Key generation center (KGC) generate private keys for users..? ...
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### Certificateless Signature

Consider the following scenario: There are two users: A and B. Users A and B generate a pair of their own public and private keys PUBa, PRIa and PUBb, PRIb. There is one trusted center(TC) that ...
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### Reusing PGP key when generating SSL Certificate Authority?

Does it make sense to reuse some of the keys from my PGP (gnupg, gpg) keyblock when generating my own SSL Certificate Authority (a toy one for myself and a few web services of mine)? In an ideal ...
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### Why does plain RSA not work with big messages ($m>n$)?

From what I can remember, RSA is something like this: Generate 2 distinct prime numbers $p$ and $q$ that have similar bit length. Compute $n=pq$ and $\phi(n)=(p-1)(q-1)$ Compute $e$ such that ...
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### How do “sign” and “verify” algorithms work with certificateless crypto?

I want to know in a practical scenario how could the CL-PKE works. For complete understanding of Certificateless Signature Scheme, I want to implement "Setup,Partial-secret key extract,user-key ...
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### Authentication using certificateless signature

With traditional PKI approach two parties can communicate with each other in following way Now, How the above approach will be applied using Certificateless Cryptography.? How two parties in two ...
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### Can homomorphic encryption filter?

Often in articles homomorphic encryption is praised as the holy grail of encryption for cloud storage. This is done by suggesting that it can do any computation, and as such could be used for ...
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### Can the XOR of two non-collision-resistant hashes be collision resistant?

Suppose I have two hash functions, of which neither (or only one) is collision resistant, and I want to create a new hash function by taking the bitwise exclusive or (XOR) of the results of those two ...