Marc's user avatar
Marc's user avatar
Marc's user avatar
Marc
  • Member for 6 years, 4 months
  • Last seen more than a month ago
45 votes
Accepted

Why do I need to store the salt for generated hashes?

17 votes
Accepted

Encoding salt as hex before hashing bad practice?

15 votes
Accepted

How to generate the exact AES key in both client and server side?

8 votes

What are the steps for decryption of RC4?

8 votes
Accepted

openSSL created CSR signature size of 73 bytes but should't it be 70 bytes

7 votes
Accepted

Does grouping password characters for readability decrease entropy?

6 votes

Why should one use a cypher-based message authentication code (CMAC) instead of symmetric encryption and CRC?

6 votes

Is the one-time pad secure if the key is computed so the ciphertext will consist only of "A"?

3 votes
Accepted

OpenSSL - What Data Is Used To Create A Certificate's Digital Signature?

3 votes
Accepted

Which encryption algorithm is sensitive to an attacker having access to it?

3 votes
Accepted

Why is it not possible to use a hashed password to log in?

3 votes
Accepted

how to validate cert when signed cert has authority key id but signing cert doesn't?

2 votes
Accepted

Secure password storing mechanism

1 vote
Accepted

How to encrypt a string and decrypt a string but public can never figure out how to encrypt/decrypt a string

1 vote

Why a bulk encryption key and frequently used key needs to have a shorter lifetime?

1 vote

Can we calculate AES-CBC-PKCS7 ciphertext length based on the length of the plaintext?

1 vote

Using last 64 bit of aes as hash of the message vs first?

1 vote

In what way is KeeLoq a block cipher?

0 votes

Use of symmetric keys rather than asymmetric keys for transport security