Re: [DNSOP] Whiskey Tango Foxtrot on key lengths...

Nicholas Weaver <nweaver@icsi.berkeley.edu> Thu, 27 March 2014 13:57 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Whiskey Tango Foxtrot on key lengths...
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On Mar 27, 2014, at 6:56 AM, Nicholas Weaver <nweaver@ICSI.Berkeley.EDU> wrote:
> And, frankly speaking, a 3500 node cluster for a day is $75K thanks to EC2.
> 
> Do you really want someone like me to try to get an EC2 academic grant for the cluster and a big slashdot/boingboing crowd for the sieving to factor the root ZSK?

Crud, blew my math.  You'd want a 35000 node cluster, but thats still <$1M...  The point stands, 1024b RSA is unsafe.

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