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

Aaron W. Swenson aswenson at frontiernet.net
Fri Dec 14 14:04:59 EST 2001


A lot can happen in ten years.

At 12:09 PM 12/14/2001 -0600, you wrote:

>Aaron W. Swenson <aswenson at frontiernet.net> wrote:
> >And yeah, AES might take to long, but it won't
> >be long before we can crack that code in 22 hours
> >as well (under ten years.)
>
>Only if large-scale quantum computers become a reality in the next decade,
>which is improbable. Other wise, it will take 108 years of Moore's law
>improvements in conventional computing power (which is also improbable,
>because of atomic size limits on transistors) before 128-bit AES is as easy
>to brute-force as DES.
>
>:::Ryan Malayter
>:::Bank Administration Institute
>:::Chicago, Illinois, USA
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