[Cryptography] "How Long Will Unbreakable Commercial Encryption Last?"

John-Mark Gurney jmg at funkthat.com
Tue Sep 24 01:17:51 EDT 2019

Tom Mitchell wrote this message on Sun, Sep 22, 2019 at 20:36 -0700:
> It reminded me that key length in a pub/priv pair is visible and obvious.
> Policing via key length is possible.  Large clusters and Quantum machines
> are putting decryption in the hands of those with cash and focus.

If suddenly someone forced 1024 bit RSA, then it's pretty obvious WHY
they are trying to do it...  I don't have to run fast, I just have to
have longer keys than all my friends...

> Andrew Yang (running for pres) has made a thing about it.
> https://twitter.com/AndrewYang/status/1175200727385464832?s=20 <-- politics
> trumps reality
> "Google???s announcement that it has achieved ???quantum supremacy??? with a
> [GROWING]-qubit quantum computer

There isn't anything that a 56-bit quantum computer can't solve..

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