Comparison of RSA vs elliptical keys

Konstantin Ryabitsev konstantin at
Tue May 12 18:48:44 CEST 2020

On Tue, May 12, 2020 at 11:24:57AM +0200, Johan Wevers wrote:
> > For example, a 256 bit elliptic curve key has a similar strength to 
> > a symmetric key of 128 bits.
> Until, of course, a working quantum computer with more than a few qubits
> is constructed.

Don't worry, there's literally trillions of dollars worth of bitcoins 
riding on the premise that this will never happen. ;)


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