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16 votes
6 answers
6k views

Why MACs are so important despite digital signatures doing everything a MAC can do and more?

13 votes
3 answers
2k views

Password entropy much lower than entropy of encryption keys. Why is this acceptable?

8 votes
1 answer
13k views

Can a server's ECDSA fingerprint be spoofed during SSH?

7 votes
1 answer
4k views

Random Bytes in TLS Handshake

4 votes
1 answer
196 views

Has the Linear Congruent Generator ever been used in any of the early crypto algorithms?

4 votes
1 answer
8k views

Extra attributes in a certificate signing request

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

Why do different applications of hash functions demand different properties of the hash function?

3 votes
0 answers
919 views

Why SSH does not use a certificate authority in the same way as SSL [closed]

3 votes
1 answer
334 views

Data Encryption Standard (DES) S-Boxes

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

When would I need DSA as opposed to RSA for digital signature?

3 votes
2 answers
200 views

Stream Ciphers -- Need clarification on their benefits in practice

2 votes
1 answer
3k views

What is CCM -- Counter Mode Cipher Block Chaining Message Authentication Code Protocol

2 votes
6 answers
6k views

Running Crypto on hardware -- e.g., AES in hardware

2 votes
2 answers
1k views

How does a Padding Oracle Attack work in practice?

2 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why do the majority of SSL cipher suite used CBC?

2 votes
1 answer
1k views

How do attacks on WEP work?

2 votes
1 answer
615 views

When is AES chosen instead of a stream Cipher (e.g., RC4) during an SSL connection?

2 votes
1 answer
996 views

Does RC4 continue to be used anywhere?

2 votes
2 answers
272 views

Layman's description of the padding oracle attack

2 votes
2 answers
451 views

Clarification on the origin of `01` in this oracle padding attack?

1 vote
1 answer
152 views

Clarification on Key exchange approaches in TLS/SSL

1 vote
2 answers
2k views

Why IV does not have to be secret yet has to be random [duplicate]

1 vote
2 answers
330 views

Clarification on Size of an Encryption Key

1 vote
1 answer
3k views

WPA/WPA2 Handshake -- Why are Nonces not encrypted?

1 vote
1 answer
2k views

Counter Mode Known plain text attacks