Questions tagged [three-pass-protocol]

The three-pass protocol uses commutative encryption to let two people communicate privately without having to exchange keys in advance.

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2way cryptography

Imagine Alice sending Bob a message. They act like this: Alice encrypts a message with her key and sends it to Bob. Bob encrypts the message again with his key and sends it back to Alice. Alice ...
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What is the name of this kind of protocol

There is a communication protocol that I believe creates the equivalent of a one time pad, with the downside that the secret message must be transferred multiple times. The protocol is so simple that ...
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Requirements for the modulus in the Massey-Omura three pass protocol

In the Massey-Omura three pass protocol: How many bits long should the prime modulus $M$ be in order to be secure? Should the $M$ be secret? Should the $M$ be generated every time or it could be ...
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Multiple encryption using the same key

I am a newbie to this area. I have a program that uses a custom algorithm to encrypt a message. I can encrypt it as many times as I want, but using the same key. I have couple of questions so that I ...