Hundreds of RSA keys factored

Andrew Gallagher andrewg at
Thu May 5 13:01:45 CEST 2016

On 04/05/16 23:09, Robert J. Hansen wrote:
>> There is this scary project listing several hundreds factored pgp/rsa
>> keys:
> Not scary.  Not all that interesting, either.

Hanno Böck has a fairly comprehensive response here:

tl;dr: they're mangled, useless copies of real pubkeys, and mangled keys
will almost always be non-prime.


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