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Cryptography

This pages provides links, simple introductory articles and FAQ related to cryptography, such as the ssss algorithm used to split the keys or the Zeta function referenced in the Cryptonomicon book.

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The https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shamir%27s_Secret_Sharing page is quite easy to understand, with a high level definition

Q: Are any 400 among the 1000 keys enough to reconstruct the BTC private key?
A: Yes, any 400 different keys are enough, whatever they are.

Q: Is the BTC key length a problem considering the current treasure keys length?
A: No problem, the reconstruction will result in exactly the right key.

crypto.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/19 23:35 by keref-nicodeva