[rc5] Sharing or not....

Haberlach, Adam HaberlaA at testlab.orst.edu
Wed Oct 29 09:36:24 EST 1997


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From:	Michael Burman [SMTP:michael at netsonic.fi]
Sent:	Wednesday, October 29, 1997 7:40 AM
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Subject:	Re: [rc5] Sharing or not....

From: Jakin Heusinkveld <jakin at execpc.com>
>>In a year distributed.net is bound to be so big that we
>>could crack RC5-56 in a couple o weeks.  That would really 
send a
>>message to Uncle Sam!

>Ah, but how about DES? I believe DES is more used.. or am I 
wrong? Atleast
>it's faster to crack ;-)

	That's because it's three times faster to compute...and takes 
1/3 the time to check your keys.  And DES got lucky and found 
the key pretty early.

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Adam Haberlach      haberlaa at ucs.orst.edu  
http://www.engr.orst.edu/~haberlad
RC5-56 is over!
10/19/97 13:25:06--Client at 134.184.65.64 (jo at dinf.vub.ac.be) 
reported
success with key 0x532B744CC20999
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