[rc5] key security question

Brian Carlton bcarlton at telogy.com
Thu Jun 5 17:43:52 EDT 1997

>Think keyspace: for each first key you have to search all the 2^56 second
>keys. This makes 2^112 combinations, IOW a 112-bit key. This presumes that

Not true, the work is 2^56 for each, for 2^57 total.

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