[Cryptography] BLAKE2: "Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger" Than MD5

tpb-crypto at laposte.net tpb-crypto at laposte.net
Mon Mar 24 11:16:34 EDT 2014

> Message du 24/03/14 01:47
> De : "Bill Frantz" 

> In the area of hashes, I feel less confidence. I'm not convinced 
> that the analysis techniques are as mature, and I'm not sure we 
> even have a good handle on the right questions to ask. When AES 
> was selected, some people suggested that the really paranoid 
> could used super encryption with each of the five finalists, 
> each with its own key. I haven't heard of anyone actually using 
> this suggestion -- even in hardware there would be many gate 
> delays before the first block came out of the pipeline, but the 
> combination is probably at least as secure as the strongest of 
> the five.

Some of my customers demand such solutions, shouldn't we develop a protocol for piggy-backing crypto over crypto? It would be a cool thing.

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