[cryptography] non-decryptable encryption
jthorn at astro.indiana.edu
Tue Jun 19 08:30:59 EDT 2012
The digit sequence
(or its equivalent in binary, hex, or your other favorite base)
never repeats, but provides no security whatsoever. One-time pads
need nonrepeating sequences *which the adversary can't predict*.
-- "Jonathan Thornburg [remove -animal to reply]" <jthorn at astro.indiana-zebra.edu>
Dept of Astronomy & IUCSS, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA
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