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

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May
23
reviewed Close Understanding math behind RSA key derivation
May
23
reviewed Leave Open Is a Mersenne-twister cryptographically secure if I truncate the output?
May
22
comment Which tamper-protection algorithm provides the shortest output?
@D.W. Given the information in the question, there's a generic approach to authentication and confidentiality, but not to freshness. That's why I explain in my last paragraph that replays, and more generally uses out of context, are possible.
May
22
reviewed Leave Open Simple way to extend AES to 256-bit block size
May
22
reviewed Leave Open Which concrete applications benefit from Oblivious RAM constructions?
May
21
answered Which tamper-protection algorithm provides the shortest output?
May
20
reviewed Reviewed how to use common modulus attack?
May
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on sha-3-competition tag wiki excerpt
May
17
reviewed Reject suggested edit on software-obfuscation tag wiki
May
17
reviewed Reject suggested edit on tea tag wiki excerpt
May
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on universal-composability tag wiki
May
17
reviewed Approve suggested edit on tea tag wiki
May
17
revised Low complexity implementation of a small blocksize cipher (< 64 bit)
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May
17
revised Hash function in PBKDF2
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May
17
revised Is TEA considered secure?
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May
15
awarded  Popular Question
May
12
revised Preimage of SHA512 with a known suffix
added 20 characters in body; edited title
May
12
reviewed Edit Finding the LFSR and connection polynomial for binary sequence.
May
12
revised Finding the LFSR and connection polynomial for binary sequence.
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May
12
reviewed Close How can the key size be calculated