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RE: telnet vs ssh on Core equipment , looking for reasons why ?

  • From: alex
  • Date: Tue Jul 31 17:03:37 2001

> So... does anybody know how long it takes to hack an ssh key given
> identity and identity.pub?  Because, if I have your machine, I have
> these... it's just a matter of unlocking your passphrase.  (And not
> even that, if you're running ssh-agent and I can get to that...)

Very long time. It can be solved using the Chineese television problem. If I
recall correctly, it will take a few hundred years provided you did have
Chineese television. :)

Alex





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