Smartcards and tokens

Andrew Gallagher andrewg at
Fri Dec 16 19:38:33 CET 2016

On 16/12/16 18:33, Lou Wynn wrote:
> A brute force attack doesn't need to read the card, and
> it simply enumerates keys in the key space used by the SmartCard.

Yes, but the key space of the smartcard is much larger than the key
space of a USB drive encrypted using a key derived from a
human-readable passphrase...


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