An anonymous reader writes "I thought Slashdot would have picked this up
several days ago, but apparently not. Although
you still won't see any mention of it on the
RSA challenge site, Mathworld is carrying the news that a team at the German Bundesamt fur Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik submitted a factorization of
RSA-576 on December 3. RSA-576 is the smallest challenge number that RSA Security offers a cash prize for, to the tune of $10,000"
Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings:
(7) Well, it's an excellent idea, but it would make the compilers too
hard to write.