Re: DSA VS RSA

From: Greg Norris (haphazard_at_kc.rr.com)
Date: 06/26/03

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    On Tue, Jun 24, 2003 at 11:39:37PM +0000, servie platon wrote:
    > I am not sure if somebody already asked this question to this group
    > but I would like to know which one is better or more secure/harder to
    > crack DSA or RSA if I were to use the maximum which is 2048 bits?

    The PuTTY developers have always recommended RSA, due to concerns about
    the security of DSA keys. You can see their comments at:

       http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/faq.html#A.7.3


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