[Cryptography] Vulnerability of RSA vs. DLP to single-bit faults
dave at horsfall.org
Sat Nov 1 21:08:43 EDT 2014
On Sat, 1 Nov 2014, Tom Mitchell wrote:
> FWIW: The alpha particle cause mostly does not apply. There was a
> case at IBM where contamination of packages did cause Alpha particle bit
> flips [...]
I'm surprised. Everything I was taught about alpha particles (i.e. helium
nuclei) was that just a sheet of paper will stop them. Or is this alpha
decay from within, as you seem to imply?
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