GPG's vulnerability to quantum cryptography

Peter Lebbing peter at
Wed May 14 11:12:12 CEST 2014

On 14/05/14 09:47, Michael Anders wrote:
> Since the well known agency from Baltimore uses its influence to have
> crypto standards coast close to the limit of the brute-forceable, 128
> bit AES will be insecure not too far in the future.

Brute-forcing a 128 bits key is, as far as we know, impossible without
destroying a large part of the earth in the process.

Also, you're really broadening from "some things are suspect" to "all things are
suspect", but let's not delve into that too deep. I might have to ask Robert how
comfortable his new asbestos longjohns are.



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