Monthly Archives: June 2016

Asmcodes: Salsa20 Stream Cipher

Introduction Salsa20 or Snuffle 2005 is a stream cipher designed, written and published in 2005 by mathematician D.J Bernstein. It supports 128/256-bit keys and 64-bit nonce values. Another version XSalsa20 supports nonces up to 192-bits if 64-bits is insufficient to … Continue reading

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Asmcodes: CubeHash 1/1-256 cryptographic hash

Introduction CubeHash is a simple cryptographic hash function designed and written in 2008 by mathematician/cryptographer Daniel J. Bernstein. It was submitted to the NIST SHA-3 competition but was not chosen as a finalist for the reasons stated below. CubeHash is … Continue reading

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