[rc5] PGP's encryption?

Irwan Hadi phoenix at cutey.com
Fri Oct 24 23:00:18 EDT 1997


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At 07:15 24/10/97 -0500, you wrote:
>Just a thought,
>Has there ever been a serious effort put forth to crack PGP keys of
>various sizes?  (other than the U.S.'s NSA of course :))
>
>The encryption code is widely available, maybe Phil Zimmermann at
>pgp.com would put $10K on the line?
>
Do you know that PGP USE IDEA algorithm WITH 128 bit as it privat key.
count 2 ^ 128 ????
And RSA, for the public key.
Cracking a 1024 bit RSA will need a huge capacity of memory.

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iQA/AwUBNFBVklFJDOlka9UjEQLNMACfbwwJGcf58L7w3x+tqDDlfSVUlwoAoOj6
/5Qcb4yr4MzQ38I54p9yJXYJ
=gzB7
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