Subject: OpenSSH key size
To: None <>
From: Charles M. Hannum <>
List: tech-security
Date: 09/14/2005 14:07:28
There is a talk being presented at MIT today that shows clearly that 1Kb 
public keys can be factored fairly easily on cheap custom hardware.  It is 
long past time for SSH keys to be at least 2Kb by default.