[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

http://eprint.iacr.org/2010/623

Peter.



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