Talkback for article: 243, May2002
Introduction to cryptography
From: Charles Marriage <charles.9999(at)btinternet.com>
[ date: 2002-05-03 ]
in actual fact the key discoveries (public key cryptography etc) were made by various folk working at GCHG in England (Clifford Cocks + others)a few years prior to Rivest, Shamir & Addleman.
Of course true to style government obsession with secrecy denied those responsible any public accolade.
[ date: 2003-01-25 ]
how get a person the secret key when somebody wants to send him a file which is crypted with the public key
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