Re: ECC point compression trick




Tom St Denis wrote:
This halves the key space but I don't see how that causes any practical
problems. You're still going to have to cycle find it.

I meant halves the range of the keyspace... e.g. 192 bit key => 191 bit
key.

Obviously reducing it to a 96-bit key [for instance] would be a "Bad
Thing (tm)."

Tom

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