Subject: Re: OpenSSH key size
To: Charles M. Hannum <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: tech-security
Date: 09/14/2005 10:38:10
In message <>, "Charles M. Hannum" wri
>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.
Who is the talk by?  Is there an abstract?

		--Steven M. Bellovin,