Long Key Performance
Weimer at CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE
Fri Apr 19 23:20:01 CEST 2002
"Robert J. Hansen" <rjhansen at inav.net> writes:
>> I don't see a reason to use a >2048 bit key on a networked box - the
>> probability of a remote attack is far out higher than finding a way to
>> crack the encryption. How many people are actually using a never
> Insurance against future developments in cryptanalytic theory.
No increase in key size can provide such insurance.
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