[RC5] rc5-64 vs. v3

lunaslide lunaslyd at pacbell.net
Sat Nov 29 15:22:06 EST 1997


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At 12:17 PM 11/29/97 -0500, you wrote:
>You know, the 64-bit key seems breakable at the moment since 
bovine's speed
>just keeps increasing. What's going to happen though when the v3 
clients
>come out and a huge section of the effort breaks off to persue other
>distributed efforts?  The assumption everyone has made about 
breaking
>rc5-64 is that bovine is just going to get faster and faster while, 
if I'm
>not mistaken, the reality is that our (key-cracking) speed will 
plumet when
>v3 comes out.
>
>Just a thought.

You don't see any v3 clients yet, do you?

Hand to forehead, "Gee, I wonder what's taking so long!"

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