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reviewed Reject suggested edit on ctr tag wiki
Apr
11
comment Verilog simulation & synthesis of Diffie-Hellman key exchange
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Apr
11
revised Verilog simulation & synthesis of Diffie-Hellman key exchange
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Apr
10
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How secure is AES-256?
Apr
10
revised How does a chosen plaintext attack on RSA work?
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Apr
10
comment How does a chosen plaintext attack on RSA work?
@PaŭloEbermann Hmmm, you could be right, actually. I think I've got my terminology all confused. Gonna edit, two seconds.
Apr
10
answered How does a chosen plaintext attack on RSA work?
Apr
10
revised What “Tag Length” should be used for the EAX MAC?
Added a few tags :)
Apr
9
answered How are the primes used to generate RSA keys?
Apr
9
comment Diffie hellman key exchange on elliptic curve over an extension field
Ok, obvious questions - what have you tried and where are you stuck? If you're asking for us to implement the entire thing for you... we might struggle to do that, as you could be asking us to teach you quite a bit. However, if you've got to a certain point and are struggling with something - definitely edit in an explanation. To help you understand the problem with this Q as is, please see this post.
Apr
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Diffie hellman key exchange on elliptic curve over an extension field
Apr
9
comment Is AES restricted to only 64 characters for the key/password?
I edited this one as well to help you with your English - it should read better now. As always, if there's anything I've mis-interpreted, feel free to fix it :)
Apr
9
revised Is AES restricted to only 64 characters for the key/password?
English fix :)
Apr
9
revised Does encrypting twice using the same block cipher produce a security weakness?
Changed to block cipher; added AES tag as an example cipher.
Apr
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comment Does encrypting twice using the same block cipher produce a security weakness?
no problem :) I think as you're interested in block ciphers it might be better to focus on those - if you're then curious about public key systems you could always then ask another question. I'll go ahead and change it.
Apr
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comment Does encrypting twice using the same block cipher produce a security weakness?
Hi rezx, I have edited your question to tidy it up and I think better reflect what you are asking (you're asking with regards to truecrypt I believe?). If I've mis-interpreted, please feel free to click the edit link and improve on my edit. Do you think it would be a good idea to re-title the algorithm to specifically mention block ciphers, or are you interested in the general case too?
Apr
9
revised Does encrypting twice using the same block cipher produce a security weakness?
Edit to improve grammar.
Apr
7
revised In RSA, rationale for prime $p$ with $p-1$ having prime factor $u$ with $u-1$ having large prime factor?
Title texed, added the missing "d" into Pollard's :)
Apr
3
comment How big an RSA key is considered secure today?
Thought you'd be interested to know I submitted this question to be promoted on the Stack Exchange social media outlets - also, question - because you've edited the answer so many times its turned into "community wiki" i.e. the edit bar is lower and you get no rep for upvotes. Want me to turn it back? It's an auto feature designed to credit multiple authors (which there aren't in this case), but if a mod reverts the CW conversion, it'll stay reverted forever.
Apr
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revised ECC algorithm pollard's $\rho$ complexity
edited tags