What’s a good list of encryption algorithms?

Pre-Computing
Caesar Shift
Playfair
Rail Fence Cipher
Beale Ciphers
Vigenere

Old (Obsolete)
RC4
WEP
DES
3DES
Hill
Vigenere

Standard
AES (US) [Rijndael]
Serpent (Israel)
GOST (Russia)
IDEA (Europe)
WPA2

New (not mathematically “well investigated”)
Two Fish
Blowfish
Phelix
Safer
Digital Vigenere
FROG
DEAL
RC6

Hash Algorithm names:
Old
md5
SHA1

New
SHA512
Whirlpool
RipeMD
Skein

Encryption primer

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About James Johnson

I am an amateur mathematician & political theorist who enjoys (occasionally cerebral) humor.
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