RSA / DSS (keylenghts)
Fri, 22 Sep 2000 10:13:46 +0200
On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, Ralf Senderek wrote:
> That's correct. But if you have to comply with American Standards (DSS)
> this would not help, beacause DSS restricts p to 1024 bits and q to 160 bits.
It does not make sense to talk whether 1024 bit or 2048 bit or
whatever is better. We have to look at the entire system and there
are a lot of things which are MUCH easier to attack than the
mathematical problems. Have a look at a PGP attack tree.
Werner Koch GnuPG key: 621CC013
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