[RC5] stats

Dennis Lubert plasmahh at gmx.net
Mon Apr 8 23:05:47 EDT 2002


At 21:18 08.04.02 +0200, you wrote:
>I think somebody found it on March 5th 6:04 AM but he is
>waiting for June 3th 2:53 AM

I found two. But I wait until I have money, so I can throw a coin. If  you 
want to speed things up, mail me for my account number.



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>On 4/8/2002 at 6:16 PM Malte S. Stretz wrote:
>
> >On Monday, 8. April 2002 16:57 CET Scott Dodson wrote, at least in part:
> >> It will be cracked June 3rd at 2:53 am.  This is a magical date/time.
> >
> >No. It was already cracked on March 5th 6:04 AM. That's a much more
> >magical date for this project. Why? We are trying to crack an RC5-64
> >key. "rc" must be two letters from the month' name. The only English
> >month containing those coherent letters is the Ma_rc_h. "5" stands for
> >the day. "64" is a hint for the time -- hour followed by minutes. q.e.d.
> >
> >So it must have been cracked on March 5th 6:04 AM, but either
> >(a) nobody noticed it,
> >(c) that's the announcement we're waiting for or
> >(c) the cracked key is still lurking in somebody's buff-out.
> >
> >HTH
> >Malte
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