[RC5] Next DES timing

Jim C. Nasby jim at nasby.net
Thu Jan 21 14:07:14 EST 1999


Please note that as of yet, RSA hasn't announced another DES contest. They
tweaked the rules of DES-II to come up with DES-III, it's very possible that
they'll do the same if there's a DES-IV. Or they might decide that 22 hours is
fast enough. :)

Moo!
dB!

On Thu, Jan 21, 1999 at 02:25:00AM -0800, Zorba the Hutt wrote:
> 
> Just out of curiousity, but does beating DES in 22 hours this time (roughly)
> mean we're gonna have to pull it off in 6 hours or so the next time to get
> the full $10K?
> 
> And considering that we've been extremely lucky so far - found the key
> through 22% of the keyspace, in the last contest EFF found the key through
> even less than that if I remember correctly . . .
> 
> Well, I just hope we can pull it off :)
> 
> -Zorba
> 
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