[RC5] RC5/64 completion time by Deep Gene

Ben benb at netins.net
Fri Dec 24 20:34:21 EST 1999


Brad T. wrote:
> 
> How long would it take for Deep Gene by IBM to do the whole RC5/64 key
> space? From what I know it will have one million processors.
> 
> Is this the kind of computer that terriosts will need to crack
> encrycption in a reasoble amount of time? If so then the secrets being
> protected must be really important to be worth 100 million $ to build
> the computer in the first place.

I bet our govenment owns at least three more powerful machines that are used
for the same purpose.

> Brad


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