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Bastien
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Entropy vs predictability in PRNGs

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3 answers
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What is the entropy of a Mersenne Twister (MT)?

6 votes
1 answer
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In the RSA DES challenges, how did the contestants know they had found the right key considering they weren't given any plaintext?

3 votes
3 answers
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Is RSA in decline across the board?

3 votes
2 answers
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In Diffie-Hellman, are $g$ and $p$ universal constants or are they chosen by one party according to a set of rules?

2 votes
1 answer
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Looking to verify my understanding of RSA math

2 votes
1 answer
519 views

In the Linux Kernel 4.8+, does the CSPRNG update the entropy pool?

2 votes
1 answer
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The key size of an ideal block cipher

2 votes
3 answers
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Terminology: Is a block cipher in counter mode still considered a block cipher or is it classified as a stream cipher?

1 vote
3 answers
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What's the difference between confusion/diffusion and mode of operation?

1 vote
1 answer
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How is overflow handled in word addition steps in Salsa20?

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0 answers
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To get 128-bit security for RSA, the modulus should be 4096 bits. How was that determined? [duplicate]

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1 answer
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What is the purpose of multiple key addition layers in AES?

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2 answers
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Are all block and stream ciphers symmetric?

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1 answer
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Time to guess a 100-bit key at one billion operations per second and one billion cores?