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The RSA Cryptographic Protocol Is Not Secure

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ABSTRACT

In this article I describe a randomized algorithm based on random walks with two absorbing barriers that solves the satisfiability problem (known to be NP complete) with arbitrary high probability. As a consequence of this algorithm, I also prove that the RSA cryptographic protocol is not secure.

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Dumitrescu, C. (2013) The RSA Cryptographic Protocol Is Not Secure. Applied Mathematics, 4, 1635-1636. doi: 10.4236/am.2013.412222.

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