Hacking 3ds Encription key length

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Hello everyone!

I was just wondering what's the encryption key length of the 3ds. I'm assuming that it should be at least 1024 bits?

I couldn't find anything using google at a first glance, that's why I'm asking. I found in an FAQ here an example of the 3ds using a 128bits key encription (which must be wrong because any i7 can crack that).

Thanks a lot!
Depends on what aspect of the 3ds you're talking about. Here:
http://3dbrew.org/wiki/Special:Search?search=encryption&fulltext=Search
 

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I don't know, a friend asked me to take a look at this forum because he thought I should be able to ask for the public key (and modulo) people are needing to factor in order to hack the ds. He thought that the divisor was a 128/256bit number which I can factor "relatively easy". However, I just read in the FAQ that the 3ds has a 2048/4096 bit keylength. Anything beyond 1024 can't be done without quantum these days (at least not with human knowledge), and I don't have access to one of those of course.

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If the 3DS could be hacked easily like you expected it to, then it would have already been done so. The 3DS isn't hacked because of a lack of trying (although more is always better).
 

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Dude... It uses AES, unbreakable (symmetrical, so no getting any "private" key from a "public" key) crypto. This thread is full of fail. Two minutes on 3dbrew would have given you this answer.
 

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Hello everyone!

I was just wondering what's the encryption key length of the 3ds. I'm assuming that it should be at least 1024 bits?

I couldn't find anything using google at a first glance, that's why I'm asking. I found in an FAQ here an example of the 3ds using a 128bits key encription (which must be wrong because any i7 can crack that).

Thanks a lot!


EDIT: Found it, it's 2048/4096 and that can't be cracked.
The encryption is 128-bit AES.
 
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