Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 16:43:29 +1300 From: Russell Fulton <r.fulton@...kland.ac.nz> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: AES Bitslice and the PS3 MD5 cracking. Reading the paper reports in local computerworld we found that when they quoted Nick directly he referred to md5 *cycles* per second. My knowledge of md5 is hazy at best but iirc for each hash there are 64 of cycles. Does this make sense? Russell Russell Fulton wrote: > Solar Designer wrote: > >> to see if his claims are not just hype? >> >> >> I doubt that he made such claims. For example, he might have mentioned >> MD5 in some context, then proceeded to give numbers for RC4. The press >> did the rest. Of course, that's just my guess. >> >> >> > I believe Nick to be a reputable researcher and I think Solar is correct > in his guess. I should have been at the conference since it is local > (well Wellington is 500 miles away but it still a hell of a lot closer > than anything overseas ;) but things were frantic at work and I never > got around to registering :( > > I will see if I can get some more information about the details. > > Russell. > > > > -- To unsubscribe, e-mail john-users-unsubscribe@...ts.openwall.com and reply to the automated confirmation request that will be sent to you.
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