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comment Benchmarks for second round CAESAR competitors
@SamuelNeves Hmm alright it will be interesting, how do you expect will norx, keyak and chacha12/20-poly1305 stack up?
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comment Why can't NORX produce intermediate auth tags like Keyak can?
How does Keyak's performance compare to chacha20-poly1305 in software on a Haswell chip (or something comparable)?
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comment Is the encryption of a hash a good MAC?
@poncho Hm, you are completely right, I was too focused on another specific case where it wouldn't work.
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accepted What (precisely) is a block cipher?
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comment Using a Hash as a secure PRNG
So generally, the NIST wasn't quite sure, but they felt like doing some random stuff would make it more.. random? ;)
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comment Using a Hash as a secure PRNG
Yeah but that makes like 2 additional lines, still nowhere near the NIST algorithm
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