1993-12-01 - Re: Factor Breakthru!

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From: Barbara L Marco <lmb@tenet.edu>
To: Matthew J Miszewski <MJMISKI@macc.wisc.edu>
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UTC Datetime: 1993-12-01 02:07:51 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 30 Nov 93 18:07:51 PST

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From: Barbara L Marco <lmb@tenet.edu>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 93 18:07:51 PST
To: Matthew J Miszewski <MJMISKI@macc.wisc.edu>
Subject: Re: Factor Breakthru!
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On Mon, 29 Nov 1993, Matthew J Miszewski wrote:

> 'Punks,
>   Just curious as to what would (or will eventually) happen when a shortcut
> to factoring large numbers is discovered?  Do we revert to older less
> secure conventions or am I missing something?
You have been watching too much sneakers my friend :) No, If we were to do
that, I'm sure different methods of encryption would come up, maybe using
letters instead of numbers, etc.
Dr. No - [lmb@tenet.edu]