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Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-04, 02:15
Replies: 16
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Posted By retina
http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2^1024-1Wrench...

http://factordb.com/index.php?query=2^1024-1Wrenches won't help when the data has been wiped. But wenches might help, if you play it right.
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-03, 23:35
Replies: 16
Views: 263
Posted By retina
Which is not useful today unless you are using a...

Which is not useful today unless you are using a TI calculator to send your messages.

Wake me when they, or anyone, can factor 1024 bit numbers. :yawn:
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-03, 09:42
Replies: 53
Views: 1,924
Posted By retina
Yes.[/QUOTE]So 1.102635043×10¹⁵ HzDays equals...

Yes.[/QUOTE]So 1.102635043×10¹⁵ HzDays equals 95.2676677152 ExaCycles.

With the bid at $50 <= bid < $100, that makes it between:
952,676,677.152 GCycles/$ and 1,905,353,354.304 GCycles/$

Or,...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-03, 09:07
Replies: 16
Views: 263
Posted By retina
So the MITM device was installed on the phone....

So the MITM device was installed on the phone. Even easier for the police, just grab the plaintext.

So the question remains how was the malware installed? A compromised server delivering...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-03, 05:26
Replies: 16
Views: 263
Posted By retina
Self published "about" pages can make as many...

Self published "about" pages can make as many wonderful claims as they wish. But unless the code and protocols have been properly scrutinised and the implementation independently verified then such...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-03, 04:53
Replies: 16
Views: 263
Posted By retina
No. It clearly wasn't robust. If it was then it...

No. It clearly wasn't robust. If it was then it wouldn't matter how many MITM devices were in the connection.

My guess is the client simply trusted the destination. So for A talking to B, the MITM...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-07-03, 04:15
Replies: 16
Views: 263
Posted By retina
The service protocol was hacked by police with a...

The service protocol was hacked by police with a MITM device. Nothing new to see here. When discussing your criminal activities with people don't use insecure services that don't have E2E encryption,...
Forum: Lounge 2020-07-01, 13:00
Replies: 942
Views: 35,306
Posted By retina
I don't see any reason why there would be an...

I don't see any reason why there would be an arbitrary upper limit. You could have 7, or M7, simultaneously.
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-07-01, 06:09
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By retina
We have a forum for those. And now your...

We have a forum for those.

And now your thread is here.
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-07-01, 05:56
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By retina
Right. So you mean Aliquot...

Right. So you mean Aliquot (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aliquot_sum).
Forum: Aliquot Sequences 2020-07-01, 04:39
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By retina
What is Aliaut Sum?

What is Aliaut Sum?
Forum: Hardware 2020-06-30, 13:04
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By retina
4EvrYng: Try more options. You tested 10 x 1...

4EvrYng: Try more options.

You tested 10 x 1 and 1 x 10.

Also test 5 x 2 and 2 x 5

Plus other splits like: 3,3,4 and 2,2,3,3.

Even options that don't use all the cores: 4,4 and 3,3,3 and...
Forum: Miscellaneous Math 2020-06-29, 06:51
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By retina
Haha, if someone wants to believe in hidden...

Haha, if someone wants to believe in hidden patterns and secret formulas then let them have at it. Sometimes the cranks are the most entertaining posters.

:crank:
Forum: Data 2020-06-29, 02:26
Replies: 3,272
Views: 200,382
Posted By retina
lolapus also has 499 TF assignments at 52M ...

lolapus also has 499 TF assignments at 52M

https://www.mersenne.org/assignments/?exp_lo=52000000&exp_hi=53000000&execm=1&exdchk=1&exfirst=1&exp1=1

No expiry date. No ETA.

Why does the server...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-06-27, 22:38
Replies: 228
Views: 19,249
Posted By retina
Thanks for the ref. But I find the last one...

Thanks for the ref.

But I find the last one a completely useless "machine". A machine those has no output isn't much of a machine at all. You couldn't even shine a light on it to see if it is...
Forum: Science & Technology 2020-06-27, 13:03
Replies: 228
Views: 19,249
Posted By retina
I don't know if there is an accepted formal...

I don't know if there is an accepted formal definition of perpetual motion, but IMO is means something that creates/generates more output energy than is input. So that is more than simply staying in...
Forum: Data 2020-06-27, 10:28
Replies: 3,272
Views: 200,382
Posted By retina
Why are there still 10 TF assignments for...

Why are there still 10 TF assignments for RobertKazan?
https://www.mersenne.org/assignments/?exp_lo=50740883&exp_hi=52000000

No one has yet been assigned a DC for those 10.
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-27, 02:28
Replies: 53
Views: 1,924
Posted By retina
So who did those 1.1 PHzDays go to? :bump:

So who did those 1.1 PHzDays go to?

:bump:
Forum: Lounge 2020-06-26, 09:50
Replies: 3,895
Views: 231,409
Posted By retina
That could be awkward if they were both the left...

That could be awkward if they were both the left shoe of a pair.
Forum: Computer Science & Computational Number Theory 2020-06-26, 02:35
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By retina
:tu: Much better.

:tu: Much better.
Forum: Computer Science & Computational Number Theory 2020-06-26, 02:10
Replies: 9
Views: 329
Posted By retina
Re: STRENGTHENING THE BAILLIE-PSW PRIMALITY TEST

Ugh, the all-caps title makes it look like spam. :no:
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-06-26, 01:50
Replies: 241
Views: 24,584
Posted By retina
Only if you can't trust the provider of the JS...

Only if you can't trust the provider of the JS not to backdoor it and send a copy of the key to themselves, or to LE.

The real WTF here is trusting JS code to do what someone claims it does...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-06-25, 13:25
Replies: 241
Views: 24,584
Posted By retina
Yes, of course, you can't possibly make all...

Yes, of course, you can't possibly make all secure* encryption disappear. But when the country they are in has laws deeming it illegal to possess, or to use, or to deploy, or whatever, then those...
Forum: Tales From the Crypt(o) 2020-06-25, 11:38
Replies: 241
Views: 24,584
Posted By retina
https://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog/2020/06/there%E...

https://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog/2020/06/there%E2%80%99s-now-even-worse-anti-encryption-bill-earn-it-doesn%E2%80%99t-make-earn-it-bill-ok
Forum: Hardware 2020-06-24, 05:14
Replies: 203
Views: 12,114
Posted By retina
Yeah, true that.:showoff: :razz:

Yeah, true that.:showoff: :razz:
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