[cryptography] cryptanalysis of 923-bit ECC?

James A. Donald jamesd at echeque.com
Fri Jun 22 05:01:09 EDT 2012


On 2012-06-22 6:21 PM, James A. Donald wrote:
>> Is this merely a case where 973 bits is equivalent to ~60 bits symmetric?

As I, not an authority, understand this result, this result is not 
"oops, pairing based cryptography is broken"

It is "oops, pairing based cryptography requires elliptic curves over a 
slightly larger field than elliptic curve based cryptography does"




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