This post explains my experience with Capture the Flag events this summer, the Rivest-Shamir-Adleman (RSA) cryptosystem, and various RSA attacks I learned during these events.
Prime numbers, yes. You might have been introduced to these numbers in elementary school but some of their complexities leave us bewildered and have gained the fascination of many mathematicians including mathematics greats like Gauss, Euclid and Riemann making them one of the most sought after bases of studies in mathematics. But what is so mysterious … Continue reading Prime numbers and spirals
Sympathy for flat-Earthers and the Eratosthenes experiment included.