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[News] RC5-72 pre-release client for AmigaOS now availableANN.lu
Posted on 14-Jan-2003 15:52 GMT by Man on the moon7 comments
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Get yer favourite AmigaOS RC distributed client here and prepare yourself to join the RC5-72bit cracking effort!
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Comment 2PowerAmiga14-Jan-2003 18:12 GMT
Comment 3Oliver Roberts14-Jan-2003 19:42 GMT
RC5-72 pre-release client for AmigaOS now available : Comment 4 of 7ANN.lu
Posted by Keith Blakemore-Noble on 14-Jan-2003 19:50 GMT
Why?

OK, RC5-56 was designed to prove how weak 56-bit encryption is.

RC5-64 merely proved how STRONG 64-bit encryption is, as far as the lay person is concerend.

So what will RC5-72 achieve?

It certainly won't convince anybody that 72-bit keys are easy to crack (even though 72-bit encryption is not particularly strong), so what's the point again?

Other than wasting a significant amount of electricity worldwide?

Seriously. If someone can give me a good coherent argument as to why the RC5-72 "competition" will server any benefit (other than having a minute chance of winning a grand), I'd be delighted to know!
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