[RC5] Cracking 40 bits in realtime

Skip Huffman SHuffman at Atl.Carreker.Com
Fri Jan 2 06:48:37 EST 1998

On Thu, 1 Jan 1998 14:49:55 -0500 (EST), Matt Perry wrote:

>With that kind of power, why not just start cracking 40 bit messges left
>and right.  Let people submit a 40 bit message they need cracked, send it
>out across d.net, then email the reply back to the sender (or post it on a
>web site).

This is an immoral act.  Just because I can shoplift, does not mean
that I should.  I unequivocally oppose this suggestion.  I would
immediatly leave d.net and encourage criminal proceedings upon those
who engaged in such an enterprise.

Skip Huffman
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| and increasingly necessary security product for "law enforcement" |
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