[Cryptography] Very best practice for RSA key generation

Phillip Hallam-Baker phill at hallambaker.com
Sun Oct 20 20:37:11 EDT 2019

On Sun, Oct 20, 2019 at 7:12 PM John-Mark Gurney <jmg at funkthat.com> wrote:

> Would want to fix the last bit to 1 (or it on) so you don't run the KDF
> extra times, eliminating the even numbers.

Absolutely. And the spec and the code say to do exactly that!

Unfortunately... I forgot to set the topmost bit to 1 which is also

I turned this out on Friday to further discussions:

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