[rc5] Java and RC5

Greg Hewgill gregh at lightspeed.net
Mon Nov 10 23:17:44 EST 1997

Perhaps we can take a break from all the philosophical messages about d.net

I was home with the flu recently, so I took the opportunity to hack on RC5 and
Java, just to see what kind of keyrate I could squeeze out of a language doing
something it wasn't designed to do.

I put together a sample applet that cracks RC5 keys for 30 seconds and reports
the results. To try this out (it runs in your browser), go to:


Source code is available too if you're interested. Have fun!

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