Re: Should be in crypto for criminals Re: just stupid?

From: Joe Peschel (jpeschel_at_no.spam.org)
Date: 07/17/05


Date: Sun, 17 Jul 2005 18:39:30 -0000


" \"- Prof. Jonezę\"" <jonez@norcom.ca> wrote in
news:1IvCe.354$Bl2.2820@news.uswest.net:

> John E. Hadstate wrote:
>> <Crypto@S.M.S> wrote in message
>> news:11dit5asflhj71e@news.supernews.com...
>> > Paul Rubin wrote:
>> > >
>> > > Put $1 million in escrow and then there's something to
>> > > talk about.
>> >
>> > My offer was in line with the statement "CryptoSMS can be
>> > broken in less
>> > than an hour". That statement has been made over and over
>> > again, so it
>> > was used as the basis for financial estimates.
>>
>> Your offer is as hollow and disingenuous as everything else
>> you've written.
>
> Not nearly as hollow as the laughable bluster of Joseph Ashwood's
> claim that the cipher could be broken "in an hour".
 
Ashwood, as we've seen, has already broken the cipher. See my previous
posts on what constitutes a break. Also, see Schneier's cryptography
tutorial.

J

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