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kelalaka
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115 votes

Why do some people believe that humans are "bad at" generating random numbers/characters like this?

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Other than password hashes, are there other uses for non-reversible crypto

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7zip : Why does encrypting the same file with AES-256 not give the same output?

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Has AES-128 been fully broken?

35 votes

Why is this not a viable key exchange algorithm?

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Boss insists on storing SHA2(p) || SHA3(p), claiming it "doubles security"

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Why is double encryption that's equivalent to single encryption no better than single encryption?

32 votes

How do hashes really ensure uniqueness?

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Would this be considered a secure password hash?

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How reassuring is 64-bit (in)security?

27 votes

Is one-time pad encryption vulnerable when near identical data is sent many times with different OTP?

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Why "1" in 51% attack on Blockchain network

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Bit Flipping Attack on CBC Mode

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What are the consequences of removing a single byte from a sha256 hash?

22 votes

What makes SHA-256 secure?

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Why don't we use Blowfish if it hasn't been cracked?

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Why does SHA2-224 use different IV's than SHA2-256?

19 votes

Why might SHA-384 throughput be lower than SHA-512 throughput in hashcat and more secure?

18 votes
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Security levels in NIST Post-quantum project: e.g. AES-128 vs SHA-256

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Is double SHA-256 the best choice for Bitcoin?

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Is it proven that breaking RSA is equivalent to factoring as of 2021?

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Which block cipher mode of operation does TLS 1.3 use?

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Is there any famous protocol that were proven secure but whose proof was wrong and lead to real world attacks?

17 votes
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What are the rules for using AES-GCM correctly?

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Is Bruce Schneier Applied Cryptography, Second ed. up to date?

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What the X stands for in the front of Elliptic curve names like X25519

16 votes

What should the nonce value be for client-side encryption?

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Disadvantages of AES-CTR?

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Is 512 bits a more secure hashing than 256 bits?

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Multiple AES Key Derivation from a master key

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