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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.


Jan
19
revised Is it safe to use RSA as a proof-of-work system?
better latex
Jan
7
revised Ideal passphrase length: old diceware method (5 words) vs. your Bitcoin wallet.dat passphrase lenght (8 words) and doubling passwords?
added notes on salting
Jan
4
revised Calculating RSA private exponent when given public exponent and the modulus factors using extended euclid
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Jan
3
revised Calculating RSA private exponent when given public exponent and the modulus factors using extended euclid
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Dec
20
revised Why is it important that phi(n) is kept a secret, in RSA?
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Dec
19
revised AES vs Blowfish taking key-length into account
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Dec
17
revised Can the encryption exponent e be greater than ϕ(N)?
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Dec
17
revised Can the encryption exponent e be greater than ϕ(N)?
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Dec
13
revised inverse element in Paillier cryptosystem
fixed probability
Dec
9
revised Public key cryptography - public key encrypts and cannot decrypt?
improved latex a bit
Dec
9
revised RSA Key generation Public exponent too big
fixed incorrect stuff
Nov
29
revised Does a playlist of songs or movies mixed together contain enough random enough for OTP key material?
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Nov
19
revised Implementing AES in C++: 4x4 Array of unint8_t, or 4x1 array of uint32_t?
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Nov
17
revised Implementing AES in C++: 4x4 Array of unint8_t, or 4x1 array of uint32_t?
fixed unfortunate typo
Nov
15
revised Why does OAEP have 2 rounds with 2 random oracles?
improved title; added link
Nov
12
revised Why do we need Hash by key?
fixed hmac abbrv.
Nov
12
revised Why are these specific values used to initialise the hash buffer in SHA-512?
fixed small mistake
Nov
12
revised Why are these specific values used to initialise the hash buffer in SHA-512?
fixed answer v2
Nov
11
revised sha-512 wiki excerpt
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Nov
11
revised Why are these specific values used to initialise the hash buffer in SHA-512?
edited tags