Tags: cryptography

By Jeff Moser, this is a guide in stick-figure-comic form, which explains how AES came to be, how the AES cryptography works, and also some of the math behind it.

It also mentions “Confusion” and “Diffusion”, the important principles in Cryptographic algorithms.

There is a corresponding implementation at GitHub.

Just half an hour ago, the new Cryptography Stack Exchange site transitioned from private beta to public beta.

The original private beta period was extended because of not enough questions. Now we have 70 questions, 152 answers (and only two questions without any answers at all, apart from some ones closed as off-topic).

If you ever had a cryptographic question, ask it now. You don’t even need to get an account.

These were my questions (in reverse chronological order, and at the same time in vote number order):