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Re: ike and elliptic curves



In message <>, "John Harleman" writes:
>the groups are not necessarily too small, but of questionable security (they
>were excluded by ansi and the national institute of standards and technology)
>and don't align with the fips curves as well. we've actually submitted a draft
Too small meaning the it takes less time to compute the ECDL than to
search for a 3DES key.  That the groups are defined over subfields is
another problem, though not that serious.

Greetings,
 Niels.