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Factoring Integers Using SIMD Sieves


Sep 20 2019 Steve Weis

RSA factoring recap since shady people are making dumb claims right now. Caveat: They used to use decimal digits for RSA key lengths, so "RSA-100" was 330 bits. 1. 256-bit RSA keys were factorable in the 1980s.
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Sep 20 2019 Steven Bellovin

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Sep 20 2019 Paulo Barreto

Nice thread about progress on factoring (and what comes next).
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Sep 20 2019 Mike Murray

Given that #RSA factoring BS going around today, this thread is important.
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