Two tidbits of potential interest
marcio.barbado at gmail.com
Thu Sep 24 18:30:42 CEST 2009
about the first "tidbit":
On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 6:08 PM, David Shaw <dshaw at jabberwocky.com> wrote:
> First of all, someone has factored a 512-bit RSA key (the one used to
> protect a TI programmable calculator, it seems). It took 73 days on a
> dual-core 1900Mhz Athlon64. It took just under 5 gigs of storage and around
> 2.5 gigs of RAM. In other words: not much at all. It's not some big
> distributed project - rather it's a single guy who wanted to factor it and
> just left it running in the background for 2 and a half months. (This is
> actually a month old - forgot to send it before now).
by factoring a public key integer, one can get somehow to its
corresponding private key?
Marcio Barbado, Jr.
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