[RC5] An idea for making our point about RC5-56

dan carter motion at es.co.nz
Fri Jul 31 15:19:17 EDT 1998


On Thu, 30 Jul 1998 07:14:11 -0500, Jeffrey William Baker wrote:

>By my calculations, we could exhaust an RC5-56 keyspace every month.  We
>could plot our progress to estimate when we could crack arbitrary RC5-56
>messages in 1 day.  Then our message could be that RC5-56 has a useful
>lifetime of only x years!

Good idea, but we don't need to switch back to RC5-56 to do it, we can
do it based on our RC5-64 bit speed.

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