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Moderator♦ pro tempore on French Language, Computer Science and Software Recommendations. I'm also a unix amateur, and a developer on embedded systems with a computer science background and security leanings by trade.

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Sep
11
revised How can I know when a file was signed?
edited title
Sep
10
comment Data I/O operations for encrypted files
Why not use the Linux's block device-level encryption (dmcrypt)? Have you investigated ecryptfs?
Sep
9
reviewed Close Selecting a Bouncy Castle named curve for ECC
Sep
7
answered Why does FIPS 186-4 require specific sizes for keys?
Sep
5
reviewed Leave Open Can Bitcoin HD public keys be used for symmetric encryption?
Sep
5
reviewed Leave Open Cracking WWII-era codes - code found on a pigeon's leg in Surrey
Sep
3
comment AES-ECB as an authentication mechanism
Similar question on Information Security (not with ECB, but with a slightly more complex mode that exhibits a similar problem)
Sep
3
reviewed Leave Open How to make a document truly read only
Sep
2
answered Is MAC algorithm same at both sender and receiver end
Sep
2
comment How Proof all Subgroup point of prime order elliptic curve have prime order [#G=#E]?
Since you seem to have understood the question, could you translate it into English? I can't work out how to parse “Subgroup point of prime order elliptic curve”.
Sep
2
revised How to make a document truly read only
edited tags
Sep
2
answered How to make a document truly read only
Sep
1
reviewed Leave Open How should I treat a new cipher release like Spritz?
Sep
1
reviewed Close Do any non-US ciphers exist?
Sep
1
reviewed Looks OK Asymmetric algorithm for one time signing of small cleartext
Aug
31
reviewed Approve Hash collision resistance requirements for Lamport signatures
Aug
28
revised Choice of authenticated encryption mode for whole messages
mention ARM's VMULL as well
Aug
28
reviewed Leave Open Security of very simple XOR with random?
Aug
28
revised Choice of authenticated encryption mode for whole messages
“streaming” isn't right here, as pointed out by e-sushi: authentication can't be streamed anyway, it has to operate on the whole message
Aug
28
asked Choice of authenticated encryption mode for whole messages