After DES

Johan Hartzenberg (JohanH@CCMA.org.za)
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 10:36:19 +0200


We're going to chack WHAT next!!!!?

I quote the RSA FAQ:
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2.10 What if users of RSA run out of distinct primes?

There are enough prime numbers that RSA users will never run out of
them.
For example, the number of primes of length 512 bits or less exceeds
10^{150}, according to the prime number theorem; this is more than the
number of atoms in the known universe.
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_Johan