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Issue 5.4

FEATURE

REALSecure

Random Number Encryption

Issue: 5.4 (May/June 2007)
Author: JC Cruz
Author Bio: JC is a freelance technical writer living in British Columbia. He writes for various publications, and teaches origami at the local district library. He can be reached at: anarakisware@icmail.net
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Related Web Link(s):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linear_feedback_shift_register
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cipher
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stream_cipher

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Today, we will learn how to use a random number generator as the basis of a cipher system. We will also learn more about the LFSR generator, and how to make it non-linear. We will then build a basic Vernam cipher using the modified LFSR generator and REALbasic.

A Brief Primer on Cryptography

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