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Submission + - New research cracks AES keys 3-5x faster! (computerworld.com) 1

qpgmr writes: AES, generally thought to be the gold standard for encryption, is showing weaknesses:

From Computerworld: "Researchers from Microsoft and the Dutch Katholieke Universiteit Leuven have discovered a way to break the widely used Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), the encryption algorithm used to secure most all online transactions and wireless communications."

Link to paper: http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/cryptanalysis/aesbc.pdf

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New research cracks AES keys 3-5x faster!

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