Calculating the Private Key
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Wed Jul 2 10:27:10 CEST 2014
* on the Wed, Jul 02, 2014 at 08:37:28AM +0200, Micha Rosenbaum wrote:
>> Assuming you mean "RSA as used in GnuPG", it is not feasible with the
>> kinds of computers we know how to build. It will take science-fiction
>> level breakthroughs in either engineering, mathematics, or both, to do this.
>> The integer factorization problem (the math RSA is built upon) is
>> conjectured to be infeasible to break. There is no formal proof of it,
> Thanks for your answer. Then I am convinced that the feature offered by
> mailbox.org is useful. Maybe we'll have to look at this topic again in
> 10 years or so.
FWIW, if you run your own mail system, this is a fairly trivial feature to
set up. I've been doing it myself for about three and a half years. Here's
how I do it, including links to the software:
Mike Cardwell https://grepular.com https://emailprivacytester.com
OpenPGP Key 35BC AF1D 3AA2 1F84 3DC3 B0CF 70A5 F512 0018 461F
XMPP OTR Key 8924 B06A 7917 AAF3 DBB1 BF1B 295C 3C78 3EF1 46B4
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