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We need to talk about mathematical backdoors in encryption algorithms

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: turning it up to 11

Difficult to say, but based on what we know of chaining hashing algorithms, you may end up with a counterintuitive result of making it easier to crack your ciphertext rather than harder since most encryption works on similar fundamental principles that can result in common modes of exploitation. Even the one-time pad has its weaknesses. They could intercept your pad or determine where the ciphertext is being transmitted and mess with it to de-synchronize you.

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