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Re: SSLRef (SSLtelnet)



Hal ([email protected]) wrote:

>I understand that Netscape's browser will also accept certificates
>created by a Netscape-internal "test" CA.  I hoped that perhaps some
>junk certificates from that CA might be floating around, ones which
>would be useless for conventional purposes because their secret keys
>are exposed, but which would be perfect for my needs.

Is it possible that since this was only a "test" CA, that netscape used
less than a full-strength key?  If it was only 512 bits or so, we could
try cracking it.