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<nettime> A5/1 Crack
John Young (by way of t byfield <tbyfield {AT} panix.com>) on Mon, 10 May 1999 20:46:16 +0200 (CEST)


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<nettime> A5/1 Crack


     [orig to <cypherpunks {AT} cyberpass.net>; 'lack of security' 
      is the polite way of saying 'intentionaly crippled to
      facilitate surveillance'--tb]

"A Pedagogical Implementation of A5/1," by Marc Briceno,
Ian Goldberg, and David Wagner.

   http://jya.com/a51-pi.htm

"With COMP128 broken and A5/1 published below, we will
now turn our attention to A5/2. The latter has been acknowledged
by the GSM community to have been specifically designed by
intelligence agencies for lack of security."

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