[Cryptography] Checking for the inadvertent use of test keys

Guus Sliepen guus at sliepen.org
Wed Sep 2 14:51:07 EDT 2015

On Wed, Sep 02, 2015 at 07:00:27PM +1200, Peter Gutmann wrote:

> What I'm after is a simple safety check to warn about inadvertent use of
> predictable sequences that might get used as test keys.  I'm after actual
> algorithmic tests rather than general advice like "have you looked at
> Kolmogorov complexity"...

You could algorithmically Google the key and warn when the number of
hits is too high.

Met vriendelijke groet / with kind regards,
      Guus Sliepen <guus at sliepen.org>

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