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Re: [tor-talk] NSA supercomputer
The bigger the key is, the longer (cpu cycle) it take to encrypt/decrypt ?
Le jeudi 4 avril 2013, Bernard Tyers a écrit :
> Is there a reason 1024 bit keys, instead of something higher is not used?
> Do higher bit keys affect host performance, or network latency?
> Written on my small electric gadget. Please excuse brevity and (probable)
> a second guess would be going after 1024 bit keys.
> there is also a video on youtube from a recent con about the feasibility of
> factoring them, <"fast hacks" or something like that> at the end, jacob
> applebaum asks about it and they advise him to use longer keys or elliptic
> curves crypto.
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