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Jan
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revised How do I generate a session key using the Diffie Hellman algorithm?
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Dec
30
revised Can an RSA public key be generated without ever knowing the factors?
fixed threshold/ multii-party computation confusion
Dec
29
revised Can an RSA public key be generated without ever knowing the factors?
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Dec
29
answered Can an RSA public key be generated without ever knowing the factors?
Oct
22
answered Is OTP useful in modern electronic communication?
Oct
10
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Sep
27
revised What crypto system allows for 3 parties: Party 1 who makes an assertion, Party 2 mutates the assertion, Party 3 validates it
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Sep
21
comment Does Microsoft use Dual_EC_DRBG by default?
I think this means for key generation, depending on the specified key length request, they use different RNGs.
Sep
21
revised Does Microsoft use Dual_EC_DRBG by default?
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Sep
21
answered Does Microsoft use Dual_EC_DRBG by default?
Sep
11
comment Should we trust the NIST-recommended ECC parameters?
ECDHE, by my understanding, is not heavily deployed in TLS and hence wouldn't amount to a lot of data being intercepted . Certainly not the massive amount from an "enormous breakthrough" that according to James Bamford may have necessitated Bluffdale.
Sep
11
comment Should we trust the NIST-recommended ECC parameters?
Is there any possibility ( for any of the curves) that they picked them to be hard to get constant time operations on?
Sep
7
accepted A lower bound on the insecurity of CipherCloud?
Sep
6
comment Who uses Dual_EC_DRBG?
That list appears to mainly be libraries implementing the algorithm along with a others from the same standard. It's unclear if any of those companies actually use the EC_DRBG RNG. For example, OpenSSL implemented it, they as far as I know, don't use it anywhere.
Sep
2
answered Initialization vector in symmetric-key encryption
Sep
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comment Initialization vector in symmetric-key encryption
You can also use systems that only require a nonce(number used once) instead of a random, unpredictable IV. The nonce can be a counter. OCB mode (also by Rogaway) does this. So does counter mode.
Sep
1
revised Feedback requested on a method of posting a message without revealing the author
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Sep
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revised Create a field in PBC
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Aug
31
comment Create a field in PBC
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Aug
31
answered Create a field in PBC