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I'm an engineer with experience in applied cryptography, in particular in Smart Card systems.


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revised What is the use of Mersenne Primes in cryptography
added my 2$ worth :-) by texifying the formula
1d
revised ZIP 2.0 encryption bruteforce attack
Discuss why we can't make good use of the CRC if the file is compressed
1d
revised ZIP 2.0 encryption bruteforce attack
Wonder aloud how many files enciphered under the same password are required; polish.
1d
revised ZIP 2.0 encryption bruteforce attack
Add Random, which was added by the OP
1d
revised ZIP 2.0 encryption bruteforce attack
Polish
1d
revised ZIP 2.0 encryption bruteforce attack
Include addition in the question
1d
revised ZIP 2.0 encryption bruteforce attack
Actually answer the question.
2d
revised ZIP 2.0 encryption bruteforce attack
More references; polish
2d
revised ZIP 2.0 encryption bruteforce attack
improve link to late PKZIP 2
2d
revised ZIP 2.0 encryption bruteforce attack
Update with link to info relevant to early PKZIP RNG
Oct
17
revised How secure would HMAC-SHA3 be?
Add reference to NIST slides
Oct
17
revised Database row level encryption scheme
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Oct
16
revised Are LFSRs enough for this?
Better explain the origin of the conjectured security bound.
Oct
16
revised Are LFSRs enough for this?
My conjecture is only tentative!
Oct
16
revised Are LFSRs enough for this?
A try at a condition that would insure an adversary can't succeed
Oct
15
revised Database row level encryption scheme
Security CAN be lower if a human is allowed to choose the pass-phrase; add AES-GCM
Oct
15
revised Database row level encryption scheme
Expand
Oct
15
revised Are LFSRs enough for this?
Polish, better distinguishing ticket and value on ticket.
Oct
15
revised Are LFSRs enough for this?
Generalize the initial exposition to m collusing players, and improve the bound; polish.
Oct
15
revised Are LFSRs enough for this?
Comment on nature of the uncertainty