RSA security flawed say researchers after collecting duplicate public keys

    Date15 Feb 2012
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    Cryptography researchers collected millions of X.509 public key certificates that are publicly available over the web and found what they say is a shockingly high frequency of duplicate RSA-moduli keys. "We performed a sanity check of public keys collected on the web," the researchers state in their paper, published today and titled "Ron was wrong, Whit is right".
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