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Feb
15
comment Encrypting a key with the same key
Thanks for providing the benefits and drawbacks.
Feb
15
comment Encrypting a key with the same key
Thank you @PulpSpy
Feb
15
comment Encrypting a key with the same key
Thank you @hakoja. Will definitely read more on circular sercurity.
Feb
15
comment Encrypting a key with the same key
All: Thank you for your comments.
Feb
15
comment Encrypting a key with the same key
Thank you for the comment. I understand your point. I was trying to see what happens in a case when key is the same as the message (unintentional). For example, if I have something like this: key = Random(); message = Random(); cipherText = aes_encrypt(key, message). assume that both key and message are from the same space (size 2 ^ 128). The probability of key = message is very low, but wanted to understand if such a case happens, will the system be considered insecure.
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