Weakness in security algorithms 'means trouble', says analyst

Tuesday, 24 May 2005, 11:30 AM EST

The recently discovered bug allowing timing attacks against cryptographic algorithms could allow hackers to measure the behaviour of cryptographic software to reveal information about its keys.

Industry experts have warned that this will "inevitability result in the proliferation of new attack tools".

By Robert Jaques at vnunet.

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