[Cryptography] 1023 nails in the coffin of 1024 RSA...

Jeremy Stanley fungi at yuggoth.org
Mon Oct 6 18:24:29 EDT 2014

On 2014-10-06 17:57:35 -0400 (-0400), Jan Schaumann wrote:
> @julianor tweeted:
> "talked with @camicelli :isn't OpenSSL bug, he thought with enough
> hardware he can make a list of every 512b prime.Demo's priv key was
> known"
> https://twitter.com/julianor/status/519230526029570048

2^512/ln(2^512) is still ~2^504 primes which would need to be found
and stored. That's... a _lot_ of "hardware."
Jeremy Stanley

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