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comment Would this simple encrypted chat program be feasible using One Time Pads?
Yes, the Linux version of /dev/random is the easiest way to do true random number generation. Many hardware random number generators come with a device driver that pulls the random bits from the device, checks every block of samples, and (if it passes the checks) feeds that random data into /dev/random . If your code uses /dev/random , it automatically uses whatever HRNGs are available -- including keyboard events and mouse events.
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awarded  Scholar
Nov
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accepted Has there been any cryptanalysis of RC4-52?
Oct
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comment Is there a public key semantically secure cryptosystem for which one can prove in zero knowledge the equivalence of two plaintexts?
@RickyDemer: I'm no poker expert, but I don't follow. If Alice wants to prove that message A (the ace of hearts with a freshly-generated 256-bit random number) is the same as message B (also the ace of hearts with the same 256-bit random number), can't she simply point out that X and Y are identical, without revealing the 256-bit random number or her private key or the fact that A represents the ace of hearts?
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answered Is there a public key semantically secure cryptosystem for which one can prove in zero knowledge the equivalence of two plaintexts?
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answered One time pad key exchange
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revised Avalanche noise RNG for one-time pad use
link to another list of these things
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answered Avalanche noise RNG for one-time pad use
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comment Tips on conceiving safe software messaging platform
This answer would be more useful if you named specific systems that met those needs. Are you perhaps thinking of Freenet, or what?
Oct
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revised hash wiki description
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revised Tips on conceiving safe software messaging platform
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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.
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comment Is there a standard for OpenSSL-interoperable AES encryption?
related: "Salting when encrypting?"
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revised Constructing secure key exchange protocol
fix simple typo
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suggested suggested edit on Constructing secure key exchange protocol
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revised Is Porticor's “homomorphic” key encryption something that can really be done or is it just marketing hype?
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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.