[FoRK] crypto

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Fri Sep 20 16:06:25 PDT 2019


On 9/20/2019 4:02 PM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> Need some help assessing....
> Greg
> https://finance.yahoo.com/news/crown-sterling-decrypts-rsa-asymmetric-130000324.html 
> Crown Sterling Also Announces Completion of New White Paper: “Novel 
> Geometric Methods for Semiprime Factorization”
> Crown Sterling, an emerging digital cryptography firm, today announced 
> that yesterday at approximately 5:15 p.m. Pacific Time, the company 
> conducted a live demonstration and decrypted two RSA asymmetric public 
> keys at a public gathering at Pelican Hill Resort in Newport Beach, 
> California. Crown Sterling hosted the event with 100+ academics and 
> business professionals in attendance, where Crown Sterling Computer 
> Scientists decrypted two 256-bit asymmetric public keys in approximately 
> 50 seconds from a standard laptop computer. Crown Sterling also 
> announced the consistent decryption of 512-bit asymmetric public key in 
> as little as five hours also using standard computing. The video of the 
> decryption demonstration can be found here: 
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uEVJrQEVd0I&t=5s.
> Crown Sterling also announced the completion of a new white paper to be 
> submitted for peer review, “Novel Geometric Methods for Semiprime 
> Factorization,” co-authored by Robert Edward Grant, Co-Founder and CEO, 
> Crown Sterling, and Talal Ghannam PhD., Physicist and Number Theorist. 
> The paper includes four different geometric and arithmetic methods for 
> public key (semiprime) factorization and one of the methods titled, “The 
> Reciprocal Factoring Method” includes an analysis of reciprocal values 
> of public keys and their embedded private keys (prime factors) found 
> within their period decimal extensions.
> “Today’s decryptions demonstrate the vulnerabilities associated with the 
> current encryption paradigm,” said Grant. “We have clearly demonstrated 
> the problem which also extends to larger keys.”
> In March of 2019, Grant identified the first Infinite Prime Number 
> prediction pattern where the discovery was published on www.arXiv.org 
> titled: “Accurate and Infinite Prime Number Prediction from Novel 
> Quasi-Prime Analytical Methodology.” The paper was also co-authored by 
> Ghannam.
> Crown Sterling is an emerging digital cryptography firm based in Newport 
> Beach, California. For more information on Crown Sterling, please visit 
> www.crownsterling.io.
> View source version on businesswire.com: 
> https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190920005182/en/

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