[cryptography] New Hand Cipher - The Drunken Bishop

Jeffrey Walton noloader at gmail.com
Thu Dec 26 14:53:06 EST 2013


On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 2:44 PM, Aaron Toponce <aaron.toponce at gmail.com> wrote:
> ... I've thought of incorporating
> Blum Blum Shub into the algorithm, but then the cipher is getting decidedly
> difficult to execute by hand.
BBS is not practical in practice due to the size of the moduli
required. You could probably go outside, take an atmospheric reading,
and then run it through sha1 quicker. See, for example,
http://crypto.stackexchange.com/questions/3454/blum-blum-shub-vs-aes-ctr-or-other-csprngs.

Jeff


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