[RC5] Other future projects

Greg Childers jgchilders at uk-alumni.org
Fri Sep 27 15:40:40 EDT 2002

The ECC challenge homepage is 

The page for the current attack on ECCp-109 is 

The percentage done is a bit more complicated than percentage of keys 
tested, but with the number of points they have found, they have a 66% 
chance of being done.  Shouldn't be too much longer now...


At 05:27 PM 9/27/2002 -0400, you wrote:
>For the rest of us un-enlightened in ECCp anything, could you explain it a 
>bit, or provide a url?
>At 12:39 9/27/02 -0700, you wrote:
>>At 11:49 AM 9/27/2002, you wrote:
>>>Personally, I would be more interested in the ECCp131 cracking contest 
>>>from Cetricom. It has prize money, is easy to implement as a 
>>>nondeterministic distributed algorithm, and there is already a 
>>>distributed effort underway for ECCp109 that could be used as a model.
>>ECC2-109 hasn't been completed yet, but I think Robert Harley may be 
>>preparing to do it once ECCp-109 is done.  Wouldn't want to take it away 
>>from him.  ECC2K-130 also hasn't been done, and is significantly easier 
>>than ECCp-131.  It's still quite difficult, but with d.net's size, it 
>>shouldn't take too long.

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