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Re: The great GAK crack (making GAK economically impossible)

  From: [email protected]
  Subject: The great GAK crack (making GAK economically impossible) 
  Date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 11:41:53 -0400 
  To: cypherpunks <[email protected]>

> If I have to GAK my keys, and there then exists a pgp-gak, then we simply
> recruit the same CPU power that generated the millions of DES keys to
> just
> run pgpk-gak with the shortest keylength and send billions of keys to the
> GAKserver each week.  Many from out of the US if pgp-gak becomes
> available
> there.
> My test software uses a loop that generates a new pair every few seconds
> on a pentium (and found some very obscure bugs).  I would be required to
> send all those to the gak.gov.  If they really want them...
> What it probably means is the govenrment will issue keys or have to
> license people to create them.
which bugs would those be? key generation is pretty critical. i'd be 
interested in any strange results you've found.

Name: amp
E-mail: [email protected]
Date: 09/15/97
Time: 22:04:56
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