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I'm a software engineer with a background in computer science and mathematics. I love cryptography, math, and Linux.

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reviewed Approve suggested edit on key-schedule tag wiki excerpt
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comment Unit testing a library RNG and its seeding for practical security
@JeffreyGoldberg: FIPS-140 requires RNGs to undergo "continuous output tests", generally meaning that an output block is compared to the previous output block and an error is raised if they are identical. This requirement may be applied to the entropy-gathering function itself that seeds an RNG, depending on how the entropy-gathering function is defined and constructed. (In my case the entropy-gathering process was deemed an RNG itself and required to undergo the continuity test.)
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on acoustic-cryptanalysis tag wiki excerpt
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reviewed Close Why use a timestamp and how can someone know it's the correct one?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on pohlig-hellman tag wiki excerpt
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on pohlig-hellman tag wiki
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reviewed Close Regex searchable word list for space-less monoalphabetic substitution
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reviewed Close Can insecure algorithms be combined to form a secure algorithm?
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reviewed Close Can you provide an example in relation to Hidden Field Equations Multivariate?
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reviewed Leave Open Who uses the RSA BSAFE library?
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reviewed Close Why are these techniques not feasible to crack RSA?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why use two affine transformations in Multivariate Cryptography?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on What is the function of the secret key “r” in Poly1305?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Can you break a multi language code using Frequency analysis?
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on luby-rackoff tag wiki