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

More about me on my website: http://bradconte.com/about.


Jan
1
answered How does the secret key in an HMAC prevent modification of the HMAC?
Oct
29
answered How does the IV or initial counter increase internally for each block in AES CTR mode?
Oct
26
answered Which crypto libraries/programs do we have the most confidence in?
Oct
24
answered Why is sharing the seed and using SecureRandom “deterministically” so bad?
Oct
23
answered Would it be possible to generate the original data from a SHA-512 checksum?
Oct
17
answered Two different approaches for Key Expansion using the AES-256 algorithm?
Oct
14
answered How is multiplication inverted in IDEA's decryption round?
Oct
14
answered Is AES a linear hash?
Sep
28
answered Why is AES not a Feistel cipher?
Sep
18
answered Which encryption method supports random reads?
Sep
18
answered Can I construct a feasible stream cipher out of HMAC and a secure hash algorithm?
Sep
18
answered Encrypting 8 times with 8-bit key beneficial?
Sep
14
answered AES with different modes of operation
Sep
2
answered Initialization vector in symmetric-key encryption
Aug
30
answered What is the meaning of “trapdoor” in cryptography?
Aug
28
answered Multiple iterations of AES for key derivation?
Aug
14
answered What security flaw exists in MAC authentication scenario?
Aug
9
answered How to supply the GCM authentication tag to the OpenSSL command line tools?
Aug
8
answered Is FIPS 140-2's “Continuous random number generator test” practical?
Aug
4
answered Does it necessarily mean that an RSA moduli generated with poor randomness is not random?