[cryptography] New analysis results for Skein

Sarad AV jtrjtrjtr2001 at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 11 09:41:34 EST 2010



--- On Fri, 12/10/10, Steven Bellovin <smb at cs.columbia.edu> wrote:

> From: Steven Bellovin <smb at cs.columbia.edu>
> Subject: Re: [cryptography] New analysis results for Skein
> To: "Crypto discussion list" <cryptography at randombit.net>
> Date: Friday, December 10, 2010, 5:32 PM
> 
> On Dec 9, 2010, at 10:45 54PM, Peter Gutmann wrote:
> 
> > * 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


NIST favoritism!


      



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