Re: a few questions about AES



Antony Clements <antony.clements@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
the reason why i asked these questions about AES is that i am trying to
assess the strength of my algorithm compared to AES.

Miniscule, no doubt.

i'm probably calculating it wrong...

Probably your calculations are correct, but pointless...

http://www.ciphersbyritter.com/LEARNING.HTM#ExKeyspace

You should know that while this web page contains stuff that is correct,
it also contains a lot of nonsense. For someone not skilled in the art, it
can be hard to distinguish nonsense from correct theory. I would strongly
recommend that you find other sources for cryptographic knowledge.

You may have better luck if you look at

http://www.quadibloc.com/crypto/intro.htm

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Kristian Gjøsteen
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