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Re: 1024-bit RSA keys in danger of compromise (fwd)
On Mon, 25 Mar 2002 18:05:53 -0800 (PST) Len Sassaman <[email protected]> wrote: > > A machine that costs $2 billion today, according to Moore's law, will > cost about $200,000 20 years from now. Not counting inflation. That will > be well within many people's budgets. > Hmm. Something very interesting about that, is the fact that someone could basically just dump tons of data to a hard drive, and have it available when they could afford to decode it. Some information is definitely quite valuable even five years down the road.