1024 or 2048??

Josh Huber huber@alum.wpi.edu
Thu Apr 11 17:49:01 2002

"Leigh S. Jones" <kr6x@kr6x.com> writes:

> But, fly a jetliner into a building in New York and you can bet that
> 4096 bits will not keep your messages safe.

I'm not so sure about that...

Of course, at that point, it would be much easier to use social
engineering tactics to get the information than trying to break the

Also, I wonder what would be "faster", brute forcing the symmetric
encryption on the payload, or factoring to get the key?


Josh Huber