Dave Howe DaveHowe at gmx.co.uk
Tue Jun 10 18:41:56 EDT 2008

Jim Youll wrote:
> If there's just one key, then Kaspersky could get maximum press by
> paying the ransom and publishing it. If there are many keys, then Kaspersky
> still has reached its press-coverage quota, just not as dramatically.

The key size would imply PKI; that being true, then the ransom may be 
for a session key (specific per machine) rather than the master key it 
is unwrapped with.

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