Re: A sad day for encryption...

Thomas Shaffer (tshaffer@cdexplore.com)
Mon, 23 Jun 1997 21:16:01 +0000


Yes, figures on breaking PGP keys bould be interesting to see. 2048bytes is
what I use. What PGP freeware list as military grade. Just how long would
this take to crack folks?
At 07:35 PM 6/23/97 -0400, you wrote:
>
>> >Surprise, surprise: A congressional committee made a stupid decision
>> >regarding encryption laws. Check out the story at:
>>
>> They'll recover my PGP private keys when they pry the passphrases out of my
>> cold dead brain cells...
>
>> Dakidd@mindspring.com +------------------------------+
>
>How much brute force would this take? :)
>
>-Chris
>
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