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Re: WhiSSLing in the Dark
Hello [email protected]
Anybody get the feeling someone is writing off their computers real fast?
> In home computer terms, Doligez guesses a network of
> about 80 Intel Pentium-based machines would be equivalent
> at around $10,000, meaning there are many more economical
80 Pentiums, at 2000 each, makes 160 000.
8 days per attack, 10 000 per attack, makes cost of attack 1250/day
160 000 / 1 250 = 128 days.
Anybody's Pentiums actually wear out after half a year?
You could question my 2000 figure, but even at 5000 it'd still be just
a year. Cost of capital doesn't change by more than 10% in that time.
Hope I'm making sense... and sorry about flogging the dead horse...
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On sweeney, I may delete without reading!
PGP 463A14D5 (but it's at home so it'll take a day or two)