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Oct
2
revised Tips on conceiving safe software messaging platform
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Oct
2
comment Salting when encrypting?
"Is there a standard for OpenSSL-interoperable AES encryption?" implies that salted encryption (or at least salted AES encryption) is common.
Oct
2
comment Is there a standard for OpenSSL-interoperable AES encryption?
related: "Salting when encrypting?"
Sep
28
revised Constructing secure key exchange protocol
fix simple typo
Sep
28
suggested suggested edit on Constructing secure key exchange protocol
Sep
5
revised Is Porticor's “homomorphic” key encryption something that can really be done or is it just marketing hype?
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Aug
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Aug
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Aug
20
comment What is the most secure hand cipher?
+1: The [one-time pad[(en.wikipedia.org/wiki/one-time_pad) is the most secure cipher, period.
Aug
18
revised host-proof wiki description
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Aug
18
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Aug
18
revised host-proof wiki excerpt
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Aug
18
suggested suggested edit on host-proof tag wiki
Aug
18
suggested suggested edit on host-proof tag wiki excerpt
Aug
18
revised How do I store encrypted files on a web server and decrypt them locally?
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Aug
14
comment Random decomposition of symmetric key
Does the description for the secret-sharing tag sound like what you are trying to do?
Aug
13
answered Cryptographic GUID?
Aug
10
comment Is there a simple hash function that one can compute without a computer?
Perhaps when we find a good hand hash, we could also use it for generating site-specific passwords which can be executed in my own head?.
Aug
10
comment Do I have to recompute all hashes if I change the work factor in bcrypt?
@PaŭloEbermann: Ah, right -- some password hash functions allow one to "continue", but not bcrypt.
Aug
9
answered Entropy of system data - use all and hash, or trim least significant bits?