[cryptography] One Time Pad Cryptanalysis

Sandy Harris sandyinchina at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 12:36:26 EDT 2013


John Young <jya at pipeline.com> wrote:

> Tiltman vaunts the One Time Pad but cautions there have been effective
> decrypts exploiting enthusiastic sloppy thinking that OTP is unbreakable.
> Most appears to involve non-decipher means and methods. The paper
> redacts others presumably still effective.

Here's one, not always applicable but devastating when it is:

http://en.citizendium.org/wiki/Stream_cipher#Rewrite_attacks


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