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Peter Fairbrother zenadsl6186 at
Tue Jun 19 00:37:29 BST 2012

Ian Batten wrote:

> But the moment there is the slightest suggestion that your hypothesis
> is true, PFS is there to thwart it.  

That's just the ephemeral DHE key exchange I talked about a day or so ago.

It may well thwart it - but it isn't commonly, or even often, used.

Spending £1.8bn on something to
> which there's a trivial counter-measure might rebound on the people
> asking for the budget.

Was that $1.8tn ...?

$1.8 billion is so small, it's maybe not enough to break 2,000 1Kbit 
RSAs per year..


-- Peter Fairbrother
> ian

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