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Can one extend the ChaCha and Salsa20 nonces by XORing the extra nonce bits with the key? One can, but one probably should not. Security against related-key attacks is not claimed for either (Salsa20 security pdf): The standard solutions to all the standard cryptographic problems—encryption, authentication, etc.—are protocols that do not allow ...

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