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bio website nayuki.eigenstate.org
location Toronto, Canada
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seen Feb 27 '12 at 7:05

Software development and computer science for the win!

See my web site for the kinds of stuff I play with: http://nayuki.eigenstate.org/

Career profile: http://careers.stackoverflow.com/nayuki


Aug
11
comment Is it possible to derive the encryption method from encrypted text?
As far as I know, no. These methods are supposed to look like pseudorandom permutation functions with absolutely no obvious patterns.
Aug
11
comment Is it possible to derive the encryption method from encrypted text?
"whereas the block cipher ciphertexts must always be in increments of the block size": Nope, you can use techniques like ciphertext stealing for CBC mode.
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11
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