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bio website 2dprogrammer.blogspot.com
location Bellevue, WA
age 34
visits member for 2 years, 7 months
seen Sep 28 at 20:11

Professionally, I'm a Site Reliability Engineer at Google. In previous jobs I was primarily a C++ software engineer working with embedded Linux devices. In my spare time (hah!), I like to develop video games.


Sep
5
asked Cracking an appliance's network protocol
Mar
15
comment BCrypt vs Key Stretching MD5
So what I'm pulling from comments and answers is that there isn't really reason the stuxnet crew used MD5 instead of a better password oriented hash.
Mar
15
awarded  Student
Mar
15
asked BCrypt vs Key Stretching MD5
Dec
28
comment Is it possible to distinguish a securely-encrypted ciphertext from random noise?
I don't think it is a given that an AES message can be brute forced. OTP is a perfect cypher because it cannot be brute forced. As brute forcing it would generate all plausible decryptions. Would brute forcing a short AES encrypted message also produce many/most plausible decryptions?
Dec
28
awarded  Critic
Apr
4
awarded  Teacher
Apr
3
awarded  Supporter
Apr
3
answered Can I use a one time pad key twice with random plaintext?
Apr
3
awarded  Autobiographer