The large number "RSA-129" posed a challenge experts said would take 40 quadrillion years to solve - but took 17.
Featuring Ron Rivest, co-inventor of RSA... More links below...
Our original RSA video (how it all works): https://youtu.be/M7kEpw1tn50
More from Ron from this interview (quantum computing): https://youtu.be/tX7e7CgWrvM
More Ron Rivest on Numberphile: http://bit.ly/RonRivest
Ron Rivest's own website: https://people.csail.mit.edu/rivest/
Public Key Cryptography on our sister channel, Computerphile: https://youtu.be/GSIDS_lvRv4
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