Should I be using gpg or gpg2?
johanw at vulcan.xs4all.nl
Tue Sep 29 17:28:22 CEST 2015
On 28-09-2015 22:26, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
> RSA-3072 is not all that much stronger than RSA-2048, and RSA-4096 adds even less.
AFAIK RSA-3072 (and ElGamal-3072) are comparable to AES-128. That's
strong enough for the forseable future; the only known thing they are
vyulnerable to (except for rubber-hose cryptography, keyloggers and
other "cheats") is a working quantum computer But if we have that, this:
> The future is clear: 512-bit ECC, which is about as resistant to
> brute-forcing as AES256.
won't help either and you need things like lattice cryptography (with
even bigger keys unfortunately).
ir. J.C.A. Wevers
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