Create key's over 4096 bit ????
mlisten at hammernoch.net
Thu Dec 22 19:45:23 CET 2005
On 22.12.2005 17:06 Uhr, Atom Smasher wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Dec 2005, Ludwig Hügelschäfer wrote:
>> That's true. Even considering a brute force attack, 1025 bits is in
>> average only sqrt(2) better as 1024 bits.
> so, does that mean that a 2048 bit asymmetric key is (only) this many
> times stronger than a 1024 bit key(?):
This is something around 10^156. This doesn't match my result below.
> ??? sqrt((2^2048)/(2^1024)) ???
Exactly. This gives for me 1,84467440737e+146 - please correct me when
> i never studied higher math, so apologies for any confusion that i'm
> adding to things.
If an attacker wants to find the specific primes whose product make up
the secret key of the victim, then the the primes are usually around
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