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To boost performance, the Infineon library constructs the keys' underlying prime numbers in a way that makes the keys prone to a process known as factorization, which exposes the secret numbers underpinning their security.

All 15 fingerprinted keys have a characteristic involving their prime numbers that is outside the range of what's produced by the faulty Infineon library, raising the possibility there was a modification of it that hasn't yet been documented.
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mathematics : a number (such as 2, 3, or 5) that can only be exactly divided by itself and by 1
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