[RC5] I think we found our next contest...

TD - Sales Int'l Holland B.V. td at salesint.com
Thu Dec 13 18:14:21 EST 2001


On Wednesday 12 December 2001 18:32, you wrote:

Yea even in less time... My mistake.. :-) but still... AES might take too 
damn long. Besides, who is gonna crack DES? Dnetc is nice but who has got as 
much processing power available as they do? you'll need a ****load of money 
to get that much power :-) 

regards


> Because AES should replace DES in our clients, not RC5.  DES has been a
> real big deal because we kept cracking it in a few weeks.  Not good for
> keeping Top Secret files safe.
>
> At 01:13 PM 12/12/2001 +0100, you wrote:
> >On Wednesday 05 December 2001 22:23, you wrote:
> >
> >That the encryption is gonna be replaced is known for a long time. If we
> >we're to stop RC5 now we wouldn't make the goal, what has been the point
> > of starting then and what's the point on starting on AES.... Since before
> > we'll have that finished there will most likely be a new stronger
> > encryption anyways.
> >
> >Regards
> >
> > > DES is being replaced with AES.  We should drop the whole DES thing and
> > > see if we can crack AES.
> > >
> > > Reference:
> > > http://www.interactiveweek.com/article/0,3658,s%253D604%2526a%253D19472
> > >,00. asp
> > >
> > > Aaron.
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