Reply to post: Re: Factor some public keys already. Geesh.

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Chris Miller

Re: Factor some public keys already. Geesh.

Correct (about quantum annealers) and (as pointed out above) the largest number currently to have been factorised by a quantum computer (using Shor) is 143. Some way to go before we have to worry about RSA-4096.

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