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I'm a background process that helps keep this site clean!

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Jul
25
revised AES mixcolumn stage
on the line "b >>= 1" the comment said "left shift" when it should be "right shift"
Jul
22
revised How do we operate IV+1?
markuuuuuup
Jun
16
revised Why is asymmetric cryptography bad for huge data?
Add a concept
Apr
23
revised Extracting only the entropy
Fixup of bad MSO links to MSE links migration
Apr
23
revised Can a zero knowledge proof (or MAC) be generated from human-typable input?
Fixup of bad MSO links to MSE links migration
Apr
23
revised Extracting only the entropy
Migration of MSO links to MSE links
Apr
23
revised Can a zero knowledge proof (or MAC) be generated from human-typable input?
Migration of MSO links to MSE links
Apr
10
revised Is there an algorithm to check if an elliptic curve is secure?
typo in question title
Feb
1
revised Can you prove the existance of a PRG $G$ s.t. for each even $k$: $G(k)=G(k+1)$?
I'm Diagon, adding some second thoughts.
Jan
29
revised Efficient Robust Private Set Intersection Additive ElGamal
Edited the question to be more specific with the doubts.
Jan
27
revised How long will my encryption remain private?
upgraded reference to fgrieu's answer to an actual link
Jan
19
revised Low Public Exponent Attack for RSA
fixed last mathmatical expression of the 3 to correctly fit into the schema
Nov
25
revised Is it possible to attack RSA with a WalkSat derivative?
inproved formatting
Oct
25
revised Can you get two unpredictable hashes from the same message with, e.g. SHA1?
Original poster adding clarification
Sep
30
revised What are requirements for this grille?
improved formatting
Sep
9
revised Should we trust the NIST-recommended ECC parameters?
I don't have an account, and apparently can't edit the answer, so I'm trying to clarify my intention in response to D.W.'s response.
Aug
23
revised Will our app be FIPS 140-2 compliant if we use our own AES algorithm implementation?
Question has been deleted by the OP
Aug
19
revised Now that quantum computers have been out for a while, has RSA been cracked?
Removing tagline
Jul
22
revised Can you break a multi language code using Frequency analysis?
Example to clarify
Jun
26
revised Does EAX use the same keys for encryption and authentication?
refinement for precision