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    5000bit encryption...for your cellphone

    if this is as good as they say it is...wow...

    With e2Sec, we're talking about encryption in excess of 5,000 bits, and as much as two to the power of 10,000."

    2^10000 is a huge, huge number...beats 128bit by..oh...just a little....

    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servl...ve=RTGAM&site=
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    So let me ask, If you can't hack the data you want from the transmission then where would you look next?

    How secure is the repository?
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    It seems like a >5000 bit encryption would be increadibly slow. Ok, so with todays computers that means 15 nanoseconds or so, but thats beside the point. I haven't read the article yet (taking forever to load) but on a cell, wouldn't that cause some delays?
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    PGPDisk with a 4096-bit keypair should be enough to keep the data secure on storge, for most data anyway... I guess the NSA, Mi6 and other government agencies around the world would want considerably higher security, but that's their problem.
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    They really shouldn't say "un-hackable" cuz every time someone says that it eventualy gets hacked...
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    Like "unsinkable" and "titanic", eh?
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    Why would you want 5000 bit encryption on a phone
    I could understand if its for a computer, but a ****ing phone? Meh, They must have their reasons

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    Everything will eventually be hacked, there is no way around it. Unless it's not connected to anything...
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    I'm guessing that 5000 bit encryption would mean a big performance hit on a cellphone.
    Its not software piracy. Im just making multiple off site backups.

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    Only (Almost) Truly safe method of using your comp is 2 unpug it....
    (I say almost coz EM signals do get transmited by your screen and HD, which can be detected.)
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