What Would it Take to Break a 2048 Bit SSL Certificate?

SSL Certificate vs. the Universe

Static Representation

Don't have the patience to sit through that whole minute and twenty seconds? Just check out the timeline, below, for a static-representation of the data shown in the video.

Or celebrate the time you have left with our You Still Have Time universe and the Big Bang desktop backgrounds (or true adventurers can check out the math behind it all):

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timeline of breaking a 2048 bit certificate