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Why deterministic encryption algorithms do not satisfy multiple-message

Let’s say you have some private-key (symmetric-key) encryption scheme. It takes a key and a message, and outputs a ciphertext. Nobody without the key can decrypt the message using the decrypter. Is that secure? Not if it’s deterministic.

Cumulative Binomial Distribution

In my defense, I was trying to give an exact number.