from the i'm-not-posting-anymore-for-a-while dept.
Armin Lenz writes "DCypher.Net, a newly formed distributed computing effort, takes up french encryption specialist CS Group on their challenge to break their 56 bit CS-Cipher key.
After successfully completing beta testing, the project officially launched Monday, November 8. During the first days only basic stats will be available, but contributors are invited to download the final client and start work asap.
"Anyone attempting to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of
course, living in a state of sin."
-- John Von Neumann