[RC5] Mersienne crack busted...

Dan Hrabarchuk danh at firstwest.com
Tue Sep 15 18:03:07 EDT 1998


serves him right. Please everyone, get permission first. Nobody wants anyone
to lose their job, or their freedom to crack a few extra keys.

-----Mensaje original-----
De: Robert Hettinga <rah at shipwright.com>
Para: cypherpunks at cyberpass.net <cypherpunks at cyberpass.net>
Fecha: Tuesday, September 15, 1998 4:57 PM
Asunto: [RC5] Mersienne crack busted...


>Somebody evidently installed the Mersienne(sp?) prime search client on
>2000+ AT&T machines.
>
>The local talk station news has a report that they have just been
>apprehended and will be prosecuted for it.
>
>Interesting times, indeed...
>
>Cheers,
>Bob Hettinga
>-----------------
>Robert A. Hettinga <mailto: rah at philodox.com>
>Philodox Financial Technology Evangelism <http://www.philodox.com/>
>44 Farquhar Street, Boston, MA 02131 USA
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