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I am an undergraduate computer science and mathematics student in New Zealand. My fields of interest are computer graphics, in particular the physics of light transport, and to some extent cryptography, as well as programming and software development in general.


Feb
9
answered brute force attack on KDF vs KEY
Jan
30
answered How to best obtain bit sequences from throwing normal dice?
Jan
20
answered How does this Cesar Cipher work?
Jan
19
answered Using CBC with a fixed IV and a random first plaintext block
Jan
19
answered estimate of time required to crack sha512crypt password with JtR + OpenCL
Jan
19
answered Is it safe to use RSA as a proof-of-work system?
Jan
7
answered Ideal passphrase length: old diceware method (5 words) vs. your Bitcoin wallet.dat passphrase lenght (8 words) and doubling passwords?
Jan
7
answered How and why can a decryption program tell me that a key is incorrect?
Jan
3
answered Calculating RSA private exponent when given public exponent and the modulus factors using extended euclid
Dec
27
answered Future-Proof Versioning and Validation
Dec
20
answered Why is it important that phi(n) is kept a secret, in RSA?
Dec
19
answered AES vs Blowfish taking key-length into account
Dec
17
answered Can the encryption exponent e be greater than ϕ(N)?
Dec
9
answered inverse element in Paillier cryptosystem
Dec
8
answered RSA Key generation Public exponent too big
Nov
29
answered Does a playlist of songs or movies mixed together contain enough random enough for OTP key material?
Nov
20
answered detecting ROT13/base64 encryption
Nov
17
answered Implementing AES in C++: 4x4 Array of unint8_t, or 4x1 array of uint32_t?
Nov
11
wiki created sha512 excerpt
Nov
11
answered Why are these specific values used to initialise the hash buffer in SHA-512?