i am studying cryptography and i want to ask what is the difference between brute force attack and a mix and match attack. I googled it but did not find a satisfactory answer. Thanks!

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    $\begingroup$ Can you describe what a mix and match attack is? $\endgroup$ – kodlu Mar 17 '17 at 23:34
  • $\begingroup$ i dont have a concrete answer thats what im looking for i saw the term on the reusable garbled circuit tag $\endgroup$ – RAMEEZ IFTIKHAR Mar 17 '17 at 23:38
  • $\begingroup$ crypto.stackexchange.com/questions/19703/… $\endgroup$ – RAMEEZ IFTIKHAR Mar 17 '17 at 23:39
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    $\begingroup$ There is no term a "mix and match" attack. This was an explanation of a specific attack if you try to use the garbled circuit twice. I think that you should study how garbled circuits work before proceeding. $\endgroup$ – Yehuda Lindell Mar 18 '17 at 18:03

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