[rc5] Java and RC5

Michael Zieger m.zieger at kem.ac.at
Wed Nov 12 09:17:22 EST 1997


At 12:49 11.11.97 -0500, Slim wrote:
>Why not have the "client" be the thing that sits on the web server end of
>the connection? I would download this client and serve it on my home page.
>People who wander by would see something saying "You're now helping to
>crack RC5 code. Want to be more involved? Click here." or words to that
>effect, sort of a java-applet-in-a-banner. During the time they were
>looking at my page, the java applet would be doing some work on their
>computers, however little. My client (the thing serving the applet) would
>hand out tiny blocks, accumulate the returned tiny blocks into the
>normal-sized blocks, and then hand them to the regular key servers using
>the standard protocol. The key servers wouldn't have to be modified at
>all.
Nice idea! I would put it on our pages too!

happy cracking, mike

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