[unisog] OT: Putting Encyption Functions in the HDDs

Alan Amesbury amesbury at oitsec.umn.edu
Sun Apr 23 22:36:14 GMT 2006

Saqib Ali wrote:

> The article also describe how the Full Encryption Discs  <
> http://www.seagate.com/products/notebook/ >from Seagate Technology
> work. Essentially they use RSA algorithm with 192-bit key.

I don't read Japanese, so I'm relying on your description above. 
However, I'm pretty sure that 192-bit RSA keys are ridiculously weak. 
Perhaps that's supposed to be 192-bit AES?

Alan Amesbury
University of Minnesota

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