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 Question by pal Submitted on 10/1/2004 Related FAQ: Cryptography FAQ (01/10: Overview) Rating: Not yet rated Rate this question: N/A Worst Weak OK Good Great sir, i want to know what exactly is the problem in the following syntax: public key =(a ,b) private key =(c ,d) where b & d are the prime numbers and a & c are same we can calculate a or c = b*d When the sender encrypts the message he use the following algoritham C = P^b mod a where C is a cipher text and P is a plane text When receiver decrypts that message he use the following algoritham P = C^d mod a In this way the receiver can get the plain text from sender

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