Toward the end of each year I write a post or two listing the most popular posts by category.

This year the categories will be a little different.

I’ll start by listing my most popular posts about cryptography this year.

Reversing an MD5 hash Naming elliptic curves Inside the AES S-box What is an elliptic curve?.Cracking passwords with De Bruijn sequences Salting and stretching passwords The next categories will be command line tools, privacy, and math.

(When I wrote this, I started with crypto because I didn’t think I’d write any more posts on the topic.

The the announcement about RSA-240 came out and so I wrote something about it yesterday.

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