[Cryptography] NIST about to weaken SHA3?

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Mon Sep 30 21:07:00 EDT 2013

On 2013-10-01 08:51, Watson Ladd wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 2:21 PM, James A. Donald <jamesd at echeque.com 
> <mailto:jamesd at echeque.com>> wrote:
>     Weaker in ways that the NSA has examined, and the people that
>     chose the winning design have not.
> This isn't true: Keccak's designers proposed a wide range of capacity 
> parameters for different environments.

This is not Keccak's design.

This a new unexamined design somewhat resembling Keccak's design.

Or perhaps Keccak's design somewhat resembled what the NSA had already 
decided to do.

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