Create key's over 4096 bit ????

Johan Wevers johanw at
Wed Dec 21 20:16:43 CET 2005

Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote:

>- And even from a cryptographic point of view this wouldn't make sense 
>(as far as I know), as currently hashfunctions are the weak point of the 
>whole system.

That depends on what you consider important. Hash functions are only used
for signing; for encryption, currently the 256 bit algo's are the strongest.

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