On the Security of 1024-bit RSA and 160-bit Elliptic Curve Cryptography

FREE-DOWNLOAD JW Bos, ME Kaihara, T Kleinjung, AK Lenstra… –
Abstract. Meeting the requirements of NIST’s new cryptographic standards means phasing out
usage of 1024-bit RSA and 160-bit elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) by the end of the year
2010. This write-up comments on the vulnerability of these systems to an open community