[cryptography] RSA Moduli (NetLock Minositett Kozjegyzoi Certificate)

Florian Weingarten weingarten at itsec.rwth-aachen.de
Fri Mar 23 03:00:30 EDT 2012


On 03/22/2012 11:29 PM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
> Is there any benefit to using an exponent that factors? I always
> thought low hamming weights and primality were the desired attributes
> for public exponents. And I'm not sure about primality.

Not that I know of. At least Textbook RSA doesn't require primality,
just coprimality to (p-1)(q-1).



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