112-bit prime ECDLP solved

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Sun Jul 19 15:24:34 EDT 2009

At 7:54 AM -0600 7/18/09, Zooko Wilcox-O'Hearn wrote:
>This involves deciding whether a 192-bit elliptic curve public key is strong enough...

Why not just go with 256-bit EC (128-bit symmetric strength)? Is the 8 bytes per signature the issue, or the extra compute time?

--Paul Hoffman, Director
--VPN Consortium

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