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Andy Pants
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Joined: 9 Sep 13
Posts: 1
ID: 252961
Credit: 29,249,370
RAC: 26
321 LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (80,950)Cullen LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (252,282)ESP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (103,675)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (133,421)PSP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (226,603)SoB LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (249,603)SR5 LLR Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (25,011)TRP LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (110,227)Woodall LLR Silver: Earned 100,000 credits (181,915)321 Sieve Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (15,247)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (17,476)PPS Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (22,241,858)AP 26/27 Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (557,934)GFN Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,041,035)
Message 132942 - Posted: 17 Sep 2019 | 12:36:43 UTC

My main intention with PrimeGrid is to help bolster cybersecurity. Does anyone have any recommendations for which subprojects are most likely to discover primes useful for encryption? Thanks!

NickProject donor
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Joined: 11 Jul 11
Posts: 284
ID: 105020
Credit: 322,759,451
RAC: 1,300,764
321 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,082,860)Cullen LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,793,642)ESP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,337,105)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,043,157)PPS LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,922,079)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (8,040,905)SoB LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,323,328)SR5 LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,033,897)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,015,663)TRP LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,013,482)Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,013,659)321 Sieve Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,007,156)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (744,531)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,007,004)PPS Sieve Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (102,613,458)TRP Sieve (suspended) Bronze: Earned 10,000 credits (21,181)AP 26/27 Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,627,386)GFN Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (139,118,962)
Message 132958 - Posted: 18 Sep 2019 | 2:05:02 UTC - in response to Message 132942.
Last modified: 18 Sep 2019 | 2:05:22 UTC

My main intention with PrimeGrid is to help bolster cybersecurity. Does anyone have any recommendations for which subprojects are most likely to discover primes useful for encryption? Thanks!

I think the primes primegrid are searching for are way bigger than what's used in (RSA?) cryptography.

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Joined: 16 Feb 10
Posts: 733
ID: 55391
Credit: 575,212,166
RAC: 327,148
Discovered 2 mega primesFound 1 prime in the 2018 Tour de Primes321 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,477,467)Cullen LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (776,297)ESP LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,120,351)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,056,207)PPS LLR Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (12,244,808)PSP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,000,271)SoB LLR Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,302,727)SR5 LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,978,312)SGS LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (2,940,587)TRP LLR Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (7,025,303)Woodall LLR Amethyst: Earned 1,000,000 credits (1,693,614)321 Sieve Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,066,742)Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (5,571,178)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (50,009,610)PPS Sieve Double Silver: Earned 200,000,000 credits (243,595,823)Sierpinski (ESP/PSP/SoB) Sieve (suspended) Jade: Earned 10,000,000 credits (10,165,888)TRP Sieve (suspended) Sapphire: Earned 20,000,000 credits (20,071,454)AP 26/27 Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (6,300,774)GFN Emerald: Earned 50,000,000 credits (50,062,736)PSA Double Bronze: Earned 100,000,000 credits (102,762,384)
Message 132959 - Posted: 18 Sep 2019 | 3:02:18 UTC - in response to Message 132958.

Not only that, any primes found at PrimeGrid are useless for encryption. They are vulnerable to dictionary attack.

dukebg
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Joined: 21 Nov 17
Posts: 235
ID: 950482
Credit: 22,083,013
RAC: 0
Found 1 prime in the 2018 Tour de Primes321 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (506,942)Cullen LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (500,523)ESP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (655,642)Generalized Cullen/Woodall LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (539,100)PPS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (688,232)PSP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (561,629)SoB LLR Ruby: Earned 2,000,000 credits (3,659,676)SR5 LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (505,810)SGS LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (506,024)TRP LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (963,625)Woodall LLR Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (506,044)321 Sieve Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (511,694)Generalized Cullen/Woodall Sieve (suspended) Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (549,916)PPS Sieve Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (701,168)AP 26/27 Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (525,590)GFN Turquoise: Earned 5,000,000 credits (9,675,760)PSA Gold: Earned 500,000 credits (525,639)
Message 133113 - Posted: 22 Sep 2019 | 13:09:25 UTC - in response to Message 132942.

My main intention with PrimeGrid is to help bolster cybersecurity. Does anyone have any recommendations for which subprojects are most likely to discover primes useful for encryption? Thanks!

absolutely none.

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