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June 25, 2008

Lrf, guvf vf n uvag

devadutta @ 8:48 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1214426888 ) Play

What did these two “win” in 2000? Also, tell us who they are.

In the final round, they defeated the entry submitted by the famous MIT prof in 1. 2,3 which were also submitted by uber famous people lost to them.

1. 2. 3.

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Answer:

Joan Daemen and Vincent Rijmen’s block cipher encryption algorithm,  “Rijndael” won NIST’s election to become “AES”.

The MIT prof is Ron Rivest. His entry RC6 lost. The others were Serpent(Now widely used for DRM),  TwoFish and MARS.


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