[cryptography] New analysis results for Skein

Peter Gutmann pgut001 at cs.auckland.ac.nz
Thu Dec 9 22:45:54 EST 2010

* Skein is soft and succumbs to brute force 
* Skein has been successfully linearized 
* Skein has clear output patterns 
* Skein is easily distinguishable from a random oracle



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