The Skein Hash Function Family

N. Ferguson, S. Lucks, B. Schneier, D. Whiting, M. Bellare, T. Kohno, J. Callas, and J. Walker

Version 1.2, September 2009.

ABSTRACT: Skein is a new family of cryptographic hash functions. Its design combines speed, security, simplicity, and a great deal of flexibility in a modular package that is easy to analyze.

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Categories: Skein and Threefish

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