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Congratulations! Cryptography is graduating!
It's a big day. You've been cleared for graduation by the Stack Exchange Community Team! Cryptography has already met our threshold for graduation-worthy sites, and today joins in the new design-...
Cite link for crypto.se?
Other Stack Exchange sites like Theoretical CS, Mathematics and Physics have cite links for questions and answers: Since this site has a similarly academic focus, I think it might be useful to have ...
Moderator Election Coming Soon
I'm happy to announce that this site has been cleared for graduation… congratulations! Unfortunately, there has been a long backlog of sites waiting for their custom site design, so rather ...
Private Beta Extended -- Still Going Strong
The Community Team spent some time looking at Cryptography's Private Beta today, and we saw a lot of good things: Crypto has a good amount of meta activity (and you are very civil!), you are asking ...
It's so dark in here and I can change my next badge progress
Need more light! Need to change tracked badge, but can't! ;) Broken buttons: Result: I can't change the tracked badge, because clicking anywhere closes that dialog. The lightbox should probably go ...
Setting up crypto challenges - call for volunteers
Ok, so another wacky promotion idea I had. I would like to add I had it before somebody else launched theirs! Anyway, here is the concept: Challenges As discussed in chat, I suggested we run some ...
Proposal for new category of tags: programming-interface and misuse-resistant
While programming questions are very certainly off-topic for Crypto.SE, very frequently programmers would hurt themselves by misusing (or sometimes abusing) cryptographic algorithms. This meta post is ...
Who is interested in competing (underhanded crypto)?
I came across the Underhanded Crypto Contest recently. Anyone on here interested in forming a team and putting together a submission? The idea is to design a cryptosystem or modify an existing one, ...
Tag purpose: hash-collision
hash - Lots of entries, lots of obvious purposes hash-collision - 78 at time of writing collision-resistance - 21 hash-collision∩collision-resistance - 6 Not quite sure where, but somewhere on ...
Crypto.SE, Cryptocurrencies, and Close Reasons: The Way Forward
So, we recently got an answer from Catija the CM on our request for a fourth close reason. The answer (and related mod-only discussions) boil down to the following: We can get our fourth close reason,...
Change the link for the $\LaTeX$ reference in our help center
According to this answer on the feature request "The MathJax help link should point to a more specific guide" we can change the link for our $\LaTeX$ help here to a site specific one. This is the ...
New Beta Theme Launched
Your site looks a bit different today. Yes, we are getting rid of the 'Sketchy' look and replacing it with a more-polished and finished design for sites in beta. You can read more about the redesign ...
Community-specific reason for closing cryptocurrency questions?
There are tons of questions related to cryptocurrencies which are off-topic on crypto.stackexchange - e.g. about retrieving access to a wallet, choosing whether to invest in a cryptocurrency, generic ...
How to ask for telltale signs that quantum computers become danger to classical cryptography?
I recently proposed this question: "Telltale signs that quantum computers become danger to classical cryptography?". It was closed as "primarily opinion based". How can the question be modified to ...
Is asking for help with new proofs on-topic?
Is it appropriate and on-topic to ask for help with provable security? For example, would it be reasonable to ask for technical assistance in applying the Leftover Hash Lemma to show that a sum is ...