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Pentester, ex-developer, security researcher, reverse engineer, electronics tinkerer, internet activist, zombie eradicator, promulgator of useless facts, shrubbery inspector, bacon aficionado.

Strengths: Security, Crypto, Win32 API, C#, .NET, PHP, x86 assembly

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Mar
25
asked Is PBKDF2-HMAC-SHA1 really broken?
Dec
4
asked Is a simple stream cipher “partially homomorphic” if no integrity check is applied?
Oct
31
asked Cryptanalysis and weaknesses of SEED cipher
Jul
9
asked Selecting bijective functions for permutations
Apr
30
asked Is it worth applying a MAC on data in a HSM?
Mar
27
asked Potential vulnerability in DH key selection - am I understanding this right?
Mar
26
asked Is it feasible to break Diffie-Hellman key exchange when the implementation uses a poor-quality PRNG?
Jan
10
asked Is it possible to break a hash-based block cipher?
Jan
6
asked Simple homomorphic crypto for 32-bit integers
Nov
28
asked What cipher mode is suitable for independantly decryptable short messages?
Oct
2
asked In layman's terms, how does Shor's algorithm work?
Oct
2
asked Is 512-bit RSA still safe for signature generation?
Aug
3
asked Blum Blum Shub vs. AES-CTR or other CSPRNGs
Jul
20
answered Relation between Threshold Cryptosystem and Secure Multiparty Computation ?
Jul
16
asked Is it possible to ensure security with zero pre-shared information?
Jul
11
asked Combatting traffic shape analysis with spurious packets
Jul
11
asked Padding methods for block ciphers - PKCS7 vs ANSI X.923
Jul
10
answered Untraceable communication protocol
Jul
10
answered KDF with low-entropy salts
Jul
10
asked Entropy of system data - use all and hash, or trim least significant bits?