One-way encryption algorithm
SGK (Self-Generating Key) Encryption is an innovative one-way encryption algorithm. It is similar to other one-way encryption algorithms (known as digital signature algorithms) in that it cannot be or is difficult to decrypt, but differs from other such algorithms due to the method it uses. SGK encrypts itself by using itself as the encryption key. SGK does not require a key. SGK uses the original data as the key. Theoretically, your data cannot be retrieved or decrypted without the original copy. SGK is a prototype algorithm that demonstrates the concept of "self-generating keys." Its primary objective is to pave the road for more complex algorithms based on SGK.
released on 22 January 2005
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 February 2005.
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