142 reputation
3
bio website
location
age
visits member for 1 year, 9 months
seen 17 hours ago

Jul
16
comment Can I crack an AES string if I have all these parameters?
Yes, you're right, I should have elaborated on that.
Jul
16
comment Can I crack an AES string if I have all these parameters?
Just write a loop, try to decrypt, if it decrypted successfully, you have the correct key.
Jul
8
comment When only using one-way hashing, is it possible to tell the number of characters changed between the old and new password?
This property of hashes' is called the "Avalanche effect": en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avalanche_effect
Jan
17
comment Json AES128: Security against known plaintext attack
Thank you for the note on GCM
Jan
17
comment Json AES128: Security against known plaintext attack
This is great information, thank you for your help
Jan
16
comment Json AES128: Security against known plaintext attack
I am using the default values provided by the .NET implementation, which I believe is CBC with PKCS7 padding.
Jan
22
comment Two files encrypted with related data versus one file
Thank you, your last line "Knowing something about the plaintext does not help the adversary." was what I was looking for.
Jan
3
comment HMAC for short messages
Perfect, thank you for that answer. I am not concerned about message replay.