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New record decomposition into prime numbers demonstrates vulnerability of important cryptographic keys

Researchers of the Cryptology and Information Security group of  the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam with partners from Germany (BSI and Bonn University), France (INRIA Nancy), Japan (NTT) and Switzerland (EPFL) have broken a 768-bit RSA key by finding its prime factors.

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