RSA vs DSA
joerg at britannica.bec.de
Tue Jan 18 06:12:29 PST 2005
On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 01:36:43AM -0500, Kris Maglione wrote:
> So, what about "(b) RSA is just a better protocol [(algorighm)]"?
> I've read a few pieces which recommend RSA over DSA, although most
> crypto programs (OpenSSL/SSH etc.) say RSA is depricated/a last resort.
> Any insights?
The OpenSSL and OpenSSH guys are right. DSA is stronger than RSA, as
long as it is done correctly. But since it is harder to implement DSA
correctly, a lot of fools might suggest avoiding it :)
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