Create key's over 4096 bit ????

Johan Wevers johanw at
Fri Dec 23 14:49:32 CET 2005

Werner Koch wrote:

>Talking about 4k keys is in this respect useless - unless you have
>very special requirements and can neglect the above points.  However,
>with such requirements you will also have the staff and money to take
>proper decisions and implement new code from scratch.

Not necessarily. I don't think Bin Laden or Al Zawahiri have access to a
staff of capable cryptographers and programmers, but thei certainly has a
need for strong encryption, and he can be certain the NSA will do its best
to decrypt any intercepted message.

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