[Cryptography] Rumor has it that AES-256 is broken (again!)

John Levine johnl at iecc.com
Thu Jun 9 22:02:00 EDT 2016

In article <CAOPE6Pi-BmXUdbrgCqkJFygmkMarzzYQrjcaTRq80G08TFAOkA at mail.gmail.com> you write:
>Sounds like total BS to me; like someone is being punked. I can't even
>find any evidence of the paper itself existing. Supposedly, the title
>of paper (from
>another link) is:
>    Factoring of Large Integers using Estimation of Weak Intermediate
>Key Points along a Quadratic Curve

The link in that article leads to what looks like a legit academic
conference in August:


The conference site doesn't have a list of papers, so we can assume
it's been submitted, but who knows if it's been accepted, or what.


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