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Programming language experience includes: C, COBOL, Java, Fortran, JavaScript

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Dec
1
revised Is this encryption scheme perfectly secure?
Changed references to use LaTeX
Nov
30
awarded  Yearling
Nov
29
revised Is this encryption scheme perfectly secure?
Corrected typo
Nov
29
revised Is this encryption scheme perfectly secure?
Added additional references
Nov
29
answered Is this encryption scheme perfectly secure?
Nov
7
revised Is encrypting credit card numbers one by one with rsautl secure?
Corrected title to correctly reflect question being asked
Nov
7
suggested suggested edit on Is encrypting credit card numbers one by one with rsautl secure?
Jan
4
awarded  Critic
Jan
2
awarded  Organizer
Jan
2
revised Should I salt an AES password at each encryption?
Changed PKBDF2 to PBKDF2 including link to Wikipedia article
Jan
2
suggested suggested edit on Should I salt an AES password at each encryption?
Dec
19
revised Why is asymmetric cryptography bad for huge data?
Added information from Wikipedia supporting my answer
Dec
19
answered Why is asymmetric cryptography bad for huge data?
Oct
9
comment Attack by replaying messages
@CodesInChaos Are you referring to CurveCP's use of nonces, aka number used once? I only added this comment because the current highest voted answer gives a similar answer.
Oct
7
comment How to hide bit frequency of the inter-packet delays covert channel?
What type of data are you encoding? Plain text? Are you looking for an encoding scheme for the data to be transmitted to make the variances look more random?
Sep
11
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Sep
3
comment implications of SSH server key compromission when authenticating users against a public key
Wouldn't impersonating the server allow a man-in-the-middle attack? Allowing the attacker to inspect every packet? Also, what do you mean by "If SSH doesn't suck"? Just curious. Thanks.
Aug
23
awarded  Teacher
Aug
23
awarded  Editor
Aug
23
revised Why is padding used for RSA encryption given that it is not a block cipher?
Cleaned up formatting and grammar