[cryptography] the spell is broken

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Thu Oct 3 07:28:09 EDT 2013


On 2013-10-03 19:16, coderman wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 2, 2013 at 5:49 PM, James A. Donald <jamesd at echeque.com> wrote:
>> ...
>> So, people who actually know what they are doing are acting as if they know,
>> or have good reason to suspect, that AES and SHA-2 are broken.
>
> James this is not true.
>
> i challenge you to find reputable positions backing this assertion.
> where "know what they are doing" and "reputable" mean cryptographers
> who design and implement block ciphers and secure digests.
>

http://silentcircle.wordpress.com/2013/09/30/nncs/

Jon Callas is a cryptographer who designs and implements block ciphers 
and secure digests - the skein hash and three fish.

He does not believe that AES and SHA-2 rest are necessarily broken - but 
neither does he believe that they are not broken.


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